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US20150127096 METHOD FOR REPLACING MITRAL VALVE  
A method of implanting a prosthetic mitral valve assembly using a transapical procedure is disclosed. An incision is formed in the chest in the apex of the patient's heart. A delivery catheter...
US20140214158 SURGICAL HEART VALVE FLEXIBLE STENT FRAME STIFFENER  
A prosthetic heart valve includes an annular frame having annularly spaced commissure portions and an annulus portion disposed near an inflow edge, a fabric covering at least a portion of the...
US20130150956 PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE HAVING IMPROVED COMMISSURE SUPPORTS  
A prosthetic heart valve according to the present disclosure comprises a radially collapsible and expandable annular frame and a leaflet structure comprising a plurality of leaflets mounted within...
US20110319991 Low Profile Transcatheter Heart Valve  
An implantable prosthetic valve, according to one embodiment, comprises a frame, a leaflet structure, and a skirt member. The frame can have a plurality of axial struts interconnected by a...
US20150088248 HEART VALVE PROSTHESIS  
Heart valve prosthesis, comprising a ring-shaped supporting structure (3) to be anchored at the valve annulus, and a valve leaflet (5) supported by the supporting structure. The supporting...
US20130023984 COMMISSURE MODIFICATION OF PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE FRAME FOR IMPROVED LEAFLET ATTACHMENT  
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide an improved support frame for a prosthetic heart valve. The support frame can include a plurality of diamond-shaped cells arranged in a plurality of...
US20120323313 PROSTHETIC LEAFLET ASSEMBLY FOR REPAIRING A DEFECTIVE CARDIAC VALVE AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME  
Methods and apparatus are provided for repairing or replacing a defective cardiac valve including a prosthetic leaflet assembly having an expandable frame with one or more anchors configured to...
US20130066419 HEART VALVE REPLACEMENT  
A prosthetic heart valve includes a radially expandable stent and a plurality of leaflets. Each leaflet includes a coaptation portion, an arcuate edge, and a belly. The coaptation portion is...
US20120078353 REPLACEMENT HEART VALVES, DELIVERY DEVICES AND METHODS  
A replacement heart valve and method of treating valve insufficiency includes an expandable frame configured to engage a native valve annulus. A valve body is coupled to the frame. The valve body...
US20140228944 PERCUTANEOUS BIOPROSTHETIC HEART VALVE AND A DELIVERY AND IMPLANTATION SYSTEM  
A method of making a replacement heart valve device whereby a fragment of biocompatible tissue material is treated and soaked in one or more alcohol solutions and a solution of glutaraldehyde. The...
US20150127095 Heart Valve Prosthesis and Methods of Manufacture and Use  
A heart valve prosthesis is provided having a self-expanding multi-level frame that supports a valve body comprising a skirt and plurality of coapting leaflets. The frame transitions between a...
US20120089223 BAR-LESS COMMISSURE ATTACHMENT FOR PROSTHETIC VALVE  
An implantable prosthetic valve, according to one embodiment, comprises a radially collapsible and expandable frame and a leaflet structure supported within the frame. The leaflet structure can...
US20110022167 INTRAPARIETAL AORTIC VALVE REINFORCEMENT DEVICE AND A REINFORCED BIOLOGICAL AORTIC VALVE  
A reinforcement device for a biological valve includes an arrangement of supports configured to establish a double-trigone geometry in the valve and coupled to a base upon which the valve may be...
US20120065729 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR RAPIDLY DEPLOYING SURGICAL HEART VALVES  
A quick-connect heart valve prosthesis that can be quickly and easily implanted during a surgical procedure is provided. The heart valve includes a substantially non-expandable, non-compressible...
US20140358224 SIX CELL INNER STENT DEVICE FOR PROSTHETIC MITRAL VALVES  
This invention relates to a self-expanding wire frame for a pre-configured compressible transcatheter prosthetic cardiovascular valve, a combined inner valve-outer collar component system, and...
US20150081012 MESH ENCLOSED TISSUE CONSTRUCTS  
A scaffold to form tissue membranes, comprising: at least one layer of mesh having a first side and a second side, the layer of mesh being either a woven wire metal mesh or a flat metal sheet that...
US20140236288 Valve prostheses  
The present invention discloses devices and methods for performing intravascular procedures without cardiac bypass. The devices include various embodiments of temporary filter devices, temporary...
US20060206202 Apparatus for treatment of cardiac valves and method of its manufacture  
A prosthetic valve including a replacement valve having a tubular valve body wall, an expandable stent having a framework with first and second ends, and suturing holding the framework to the...
US20140046436 IMPLANTABLE PROSTHETIC VALVES AND METHODS  
A prosthetic valve including an annulus, a pair of leaflets, and a pair of support elements is described. The annulus has a generally saddle-type shape and is connected to the support elements....
US20150025625 CARDIAC REPAIR PROSTHESIS SETS AND METHODS  
Cardiac repair prostheses, sets, and methods for implanting in an aorta are disclosed. Cardiac repair prosthesis sets can include a radially expandable support supporting a unidirectional valve...
US20130144382 TRANSCATHETER VALVE HAVING REDUCED SEAM EXPOSURE  
A transcatheter valve having an expandable frame and a collapsible multi-portion skirt within the frame are provided with seams between the portions of the skirt that are located to cooperate with...
US20130046378 Stented Prosthetic Heart Valves  
A surgical sutureless valve that is attached to a stent frame for delivery to a location in a patient using percutaneous implantation devices and methods.
US20100023119 Valve Mold and Prosthesis for Mammalian Systems  
A valve mold for a prosthetic valved conduit includes two thin film transparent plastic templates having the molding shape of the valve to sandwich biological tissue membrane to form the valve. In...
US20140222140 METHODS OF IMPLANTING MINIMALLY-INVASIVE PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES  
Expandable prosthetic heart valves for minimally invasive valve replacement are disclosed. In one preferred embodiment, an expandable prosthetic heart valve includes a support stent comprising an...
US20140257473 METHODS FOR INHIBITING STENOSIS, OBSTRUCTION, OR CALCIFICATION OF A STENTED HEART VALVE OR BIOPROSTHESIS  
The present invention relates to methods for inhibiting stenosis, obstruction, or calcification of a valve following implantation of a valve prosthesis which may involve disposing a coating...
US20110082540 Prosthetic Heart Valves, Scaffolding Structures, and Systems and Methods for Implantation of Same  
Prosthetic valves and their component parts are described, as are prosthetic valve delivery devices and methods for their use. The prosthetic valves are particularly adapted for use in...
US20140194978 Transcatheter Heart Valves  
A prosthetic heart valve comprises a biological tissue valve and a collapsible and expandable support frame comprising longitudinal axis. The frame comprises an outflow circumferential structure...
US20140214159 PROSTHETIC VALVES AND RELATED INVENTIONS  
This invention relates to the design and function of a compressible valve replacement prosthesis, collared or uncollared, which can be deployed into a beating heart without extracorporeal...
US20140194979 Transcatheter Heart Valves  
A prosthetic heart valve comprises a collapsible and expandable support frame comprising a longitudinal axis. The frame comprises a first circumferential undulating structure defining an outflow...
US20140222141 PROSTHETIC MITRAL VALVE  
A prosthetic mitral valve with a compressible and expandable stent that, when expanded, is circumferentially oval, elliptical, or D-shaped, with a major axis and a minor axis ratio of from about...
US20140005766 PERCUTANEOUSLY IMPLANTABLE REPLACEMENT HEART VALVE DEVICE AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME  
A method of making a replacement heart valve device whereby a fragment of biocompatible tissue material is treated and soaked in one or more alcohol solutions and a solution of glutaraldehyde. The...
US20150005874 Atrial Thrombogenic Sealing Pockets for Prosthetic Mitral Valves  
This invention relates to a self-expanding pre-configured compressible transcatheter prosthetic cardiovascular valve that comprises atrial thrombogenic sealing pocket cover mounted on a...
US20050149181 Bileaflet prosthetic valve and method of manufacture  
A prosthetic valve including a body, a first leaflet, and a second leaflet. The first leaflet extends across and is coupled to the body. The first leaflet is cut from a first porcine aortic valve...
US20140194980 Reinforced Commissural Support Structure  
A device and method for controlling commissural tip deflection of a prosthetic valve, thereby both preventing failure due to repeated movement and/or uneven loading of the commissural points and...
US20120095550 Reinforced Commissural Support Structure  
A device and method for controlling commissural tip deflection of a prosthetic valve, thereby both preventing failure due to repeated movement and/or uneven loading of the commissural points and...
US20060276888 Apparatus and methods for making leaflets and valve prostheses including such leaflets  
A method for making a bioprosthetic heart valve includes providing a non-contact cutting apparatus and a layer of tissue. The non-contact cutting apparatus may include a laser cutting system or...
US20090276039 Implantable Prosthetic Valve  
An implantable prosthetic valve for regulating fluid flow through a body vessel is provided. The prosthetic valve comprises an anchoring member, at least one leaflet, and a restraining member...
US20090030512 Circulatory valve, system and method  
Apparatuses, systems, and methods for use in a vascular system. The apparatus include a circulatory valve having a valve frame in which frame members define frame cells. Frame cells include joints...
US20120215299 MRT-COMPATIBLE VALVE PROSTHESIS FOR USE IN THE HUMAN OR ANIMAL BODY FOR REPLACEMENT OF AN ORGAN VALVE OR A VESSEL VALVE  
The invention relates to a biological or artificial valve prosthesis (4, 5) for use in the human or animal body for replacement of an organ valve or a vessel valve, in particular a cardiac valve...
US20130204358 Prosthetic Tissue Valve  
A prosthetic tissue valve for aortic, pulmonary, mitral or tricuspid valve replacement is described herein. A sewing ring for use with the prosthetic tissue valve is also described. The valve can...
US20120035719 Prosthetic Heart Valves, Support Structures and Systems and Methods for Implanting the Same  
Prosthetic valves and their component parts are described, as are prosthetic valve delivery devices and methods for their use. The prosthetic valves are particularly adapted for use in...
US20060142848 Extra-anatomic aortic valve placement  
A method for extra-anatomic valve placement includes creating an aperture through the patient's heart that extends from a location outside of the patient's heart and into a left ventricle of the...
US20060184239 Intraparietal aortic valve reinforcement device and reinforced aortic valve  
An intraparietal reinforcement device (1) for use in a biological prosthesis (10), as well as a biological prosthesis (10) provided with a device of this type, is particularly suitable for use...
US20050049692 Medical device for reduction of pressure effects of cardiac tricuspid valve regurgitation  
An elongate valve stent and methods for protecting an upper or a lower body of a patient from high venous pressures comprising a stent member, the stent member comprising a support structure and a...
US20060210597 Prosthetic implants including ECM composite material  
Described are preferred prosthetic valve devices including a first extracellular matrix material having a second extracellular matrix material deposited thereon. The preferred materials are made...
US20150088247 TISSUE-ENGINEERED HEART VALVE FOR TRANSCATHETER REPAIR  
A single-layer tissue sheet having a puncture strength of 2 kgf to 6 kgf. A valve, such as a heart valve, made of one or more leaflets formed from a single-layer tissue sheet. A method of making a...
US20060074484 Methods and devices for repair or replacement of heart valves or adjacent tissue without the need for full cardiopulmonary support  
Methods and systems for endovascular, endocardiac, or endoluminal approaches to a patient's heart to perform surgical procedures that may be performed or used without requiring extracorporeal...
US20090299469 CONE-SHAPED AORTIC ROOT REPLACEMENT GRAFT AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING SAME  
A new aortic root replacement graft or apparatus is disclosed and method for making and using same. The graft or apparatus includes a substantially straight and uniform cylindrical conduit having...
US20050015112 Cardiac valve procedure methods and devices  
Devices and methods for performing intravascular procedures without cardiac bypass include embodiments of temporary filter devices, temporary valves, and prosthetic valves. The temporary filter...
US20070255400 Prosthetic Valve Apparatus, In Particular for Cardiac Applications  
A prosthetic valve apparatus, in particular for cardiac applications. The apparatus comprises a valve prosthesis fastened to a suture ring. The apparatus further provides for the valve prosthesis...

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