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US20140350668 Prosthesis Seals and Methods for Sealing an Expandable Prosthesis  
Embodiments of the present disclosure are related to devices and techniques for para-valve sealing of an expandable stent-valve implanted using a catheter. In some embodiments, a stent-valve is...
US20140052242 REPLACEMENT PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE, SYSTEM AND METHOD OF IMPLANT  
A prosthetic heart valve for functionally replacing a previously implanted prosthetic heart valve is disclosed. The prosthetic heart valve includes a collapsible support structure with leaflets...
US20150209139 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CARDIAC VALVE REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT  
A prosthetic mitral valve comprising an expandable anchor comprising a first anchor, a central portion and a second anchor; wherein the first anchor comprises a first outer frame and a second...
US20120265296 ATRIAL PRESSURE REGULATION WITH CONTROL, SENSING, MONITORING AND THERAPY DELIVERY  
The present disclosure relates to improved capabilities for stabilizing and regulating atrial pressure with a shunt in the atrial septum or a stent in the coronary sinus. The disclosure also...
US20110257735 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DELIVERING A MEDICAL IMPLANT  
The present invention relates to apparatus and methods for endovascularly delivering and releasing a prosthesis, e.g., an aortic prosthesis, within and/or across a patient's native heart valve,...
US20120123529 PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE  
Embodiments of a radially collapsible and expandable prosthetic heart valve are disclosed. A valve frame can have a tapered profile when mounted on a delivery shaft, with an inflow end portion...
US20130317604 POLYMER VALVE AND PULSATILE CATHETER-TYPE VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE USING SAME  
A polymer valve and a ventricular assist device using the polymer valve are provided to allow blood to flow in a first direction but prevents blood from flowing backward in a second direction...
US20130079873 PROSTHETIC MITRAL VALVE WITH VENTRICULAR TETHERS AND METHODS FOR IMPLANTING SAME  
A prosthetic valve assembly and method of implanting same is disclosed. The prosthetic valve assembly includes a prosthetic valve formed by support frame and valve leaflets, with one or more...
US20140128967 Support Stent for Transvalvular Conduit  
Miniature axial flow pumps are implanted inside the heart or major arteries to provide hemodynamic support. These pumps commonly utilize tubular blood conduit tubes to transport blood across the...
US20140222142 Heart Valve Prosthesis  
Heart valve prosthesis are disclosed that include a frame or support structure having an inflow portion, a valve-retaining tubular or central portion and a pair of support arms. The inflow portion...
US20140277413 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SEALING PERCUTANEOUS VALVE  
A percutaneous valve device and system are provided, which improve sealing between the anchor and native anatomy. The anchor includes a space-occupying material, such as a hydrogel, on an external...
US20120053685 MEDICAL VALVE IMPLANT FOR IMPLANTATION IN AN ANIMAL BODY AND/OR HUMAN BODY  
A medical valve implant (10a, 10b) for implantation in an animal body and/or human body, comprising a base body (12a, 12b) that includes a collar (16a, 16b) extending in circumferential direction...
US20120221100 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...
US20110301692 Assembly for Placing a Prosthetic Valve in a Duct in the Body  
A prosthetic valve assembly can include a radially expandable stent. The stent can includea first expandable annular portion that is configured, in an expanded state, to bear against a wall of a...
US20150230921 COILED ANCHOR FOR SUPPORTING PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE, PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE, AND DEPLOYMENT DEVICE  
A coiled anchor for docking a mitral valve prosthesis at a native mitral valve of a heart has a first end, a second end, and a central axis extending between the first and second ends, and defines...
US20150216658 COLLAPSIBLE-EXPANDABLE PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES WITH STRUCTURES FOR CLAMPING NATIVE TISSUE  
A prosthetic heart valve is designed to be circumferentially collapsible for less invasive delivery into the patient. At the implant site the valve re-expands to a larger circumferential size,...
US20150216657 COLLAPSIBLE-EXPANDABLE PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES WITH STRUCTURES FOR CLAMPING NATIVE TISSUE  
A prosthetic heart valve is designed to be circumferentially collapsible for less invasive delivery into the patient. At the implant site the valve re-expands to a larger circumferential size,...
US20140330371 PROSTHETIC VALVES AND ASSOCIATED APPARTUSES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
A valve prosthesis includes an expandable frame comprising an outflow portion and an inflow portion connected to the outflow portion. The frame defines a central lumen extending between the...
US20140188220 Heart Valve Assemblies  
An implantable prosthetic valve assembly includes a radially expandable frame including an inflow portion and a second portion. The inflow portion is configured, in an expanded state, to bear...
US20150100116 IMPLANT AND METHOD FOR IMPROVING COAPTATION OF AN ATRIOVENTRICULAR VALVE  
The invention relates to an implant and a method for improving coaptation of an atrioventricular valve, the atrioventricular valve having a native first leaflet, a native second leaflet and an...
US20140155996 Intravascular Cuff  
An intravascular cuff acts as a lining between a native vessel and an intravascular prosthetic device. During deployment, the ends of the cuff curl back upon themselves and are capable of trapping...
US20130030521 DEVICES FOR REDUCING LEFT ATRIAL PRESSURE HAVING BIODEGRADABLE CONSTRICTION, AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING SAME  
A device for regulating blood pressure between a patient's left atrium and right atrium comprises an hourglass-shaped stent comprising a neck region and first and second flared end regions, the...
US20140358223 PROSTHESES  
The disclosure provides valve prostheses and methods of installation. One embodiment of the prosthesis has a generally tubular body adapted for placement proximate a mitral annulus. The tubular...
US20120109291 Artificial Valve Prosthesis with a Free Leaflet Portion  
One embodiment of the present invention provides an implantable valve prosthesis. The valve prosthesis includes a frame defining a lumen extending between a proximal frame end and a distal frame...
US20140303723 Collapsible/Expandable Prosthetic Heart Valves With Native Calcified Leaflet Retention Features  
A prosthetic heart valve is circumferentially collapsible for less invasive delivery into a patient. The valve re-expands to operating size at the implant site in the patient. A frame structure of...
US20130197630 Device for Replacing at Least One Chord in The Mitral Valve, Kit Comprising at Least Two Devices, and Surgical Method  
The replacement device according to the invention makes it possible to replace at least one natural chord (19) making up the mitral valve, said natural chord normally being connected by one end to...
US20110106247 TISSUE ANCHOR FOR ANNULOPLASTY DEVICE  
Apparatus is provided for use with an implant, the apparatus including a tissue anchor, which comprises a distal tissue coupling element, which is configured to penetrate cardiac tissue, and a...
US20140180401 Transcatheter Valve With Torsion Spring Fixation And Related Systems And Methods  
Described is a prosthetic valve, comprising: an expandable stent including an inner lumen and having a first and a second end; and a spring attached to the first end of the expandable stent;...
US20140200660 Valve Prosthesis Frames  
A prosthesis can include a collapsible, reexpandable frame comprising first, second, and third sets of struts that define first and second rows of expandable cells. In some embodiments, the struts...
US20150202042 THERMOCHEMICALLY TREATED MINIATURE TUBES AS SEMIFINISHED PRODUCTS FOR VASCULAR STENTS  
A method for increasing the fatigue strength of a tubular semifinished product for a medical implant, a tubular semifinished product for a medical implant having improved fatigue strength, and a...
US20120316642 INVASIVE CARDIAC VALVE  
An invasive cardiac valve comprises a tubular stent (1) and a valve (2). One end of the tubular stent (1) is of a frusto-conical structure, the other end is wide open, and the diameter of the open...
US20120078347 STENT FEATURES FOR COLLAPSIBLE PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES  
A prosthetic heart valve includes a stent having an expanded condition and a collapsed condition. The stent includes a plurality of distal cells, a plurality of proximal cells, a plurality of...
US20150257878 TRANSCATHETER MITRAL VALVE PROSTHESIS  
A prosthetic cardiac valve comprises an anchor having an atrial skirt, an annular region, and a ventricular skirt. The prosthetic valve also has a plurality of prosthetic valve leaflets each...
US20130338766 Replacement Heart Valve  
A replacement heart valve assembly has a stent frame and a replacement valve. The replacement valve has a plurality of leaflets and a valve frame. The leaflets are attached to the valve frame....
US20140172077 MULTI-FRAME PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE  
Described embodiments are directed toward prosthetic valves and systems and methods of making prosthetic valves. In accordance with an embodiment, a prosthetic valve comprises and leaflet frame,...
US20150164637 DEVICE, SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR TRANSCATHETER TREATMENT OF VALVE REGURGITATION  
The invention relates to a device for use in the transcatheter treatment of mitral valve regurgitation, specifically a coaptation enhancement element for implantation across the valve; a system...
US20110307056 MEDICAL VALVE IMPLANT FOR IMPLANTATION IN AN ANIMAL BODY AND/OR HUMAN BODY  
The invention relates to a medical valve implant for implantation in the animal body and/or human body, comprising a support frame that includes a first end and a second end, which are disposed on...
US20140121766 REPLACEMENT VALVE AND ANCHOR  
Apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve, including: a replacement valve adapted to be delivered endovascularly to a vicinity of the heart valve; an expandable anchor adapted...
US20110282439 Stentless Support Structure  
A stentless support structure capable of being at least partly assembled in situ. The support structure comprises a braided tube that is very flexible and, when elongated, becomes very long and...
US20150209141 STATIONARY INTRA-ANNULAR HALO DESIGNS FOR PARAVALVULAR LEAK (PVL) REDUCTION-PASSIVE CHANNEL FILLING CUFF DESIGNS  
A prosthetic heart valve may include a collapsible and expandable stent extending in a flow direction between a proximal end and a distal end, a cuff attached to an annulus section of the stent, a...
US20130325115 LOCKING CONCEPTS  
Techniques are described for use with one or more sutures. For some applications, techniques are described for fixedly-coupling two or more sutures to each other. For some applications, such...
US20150223820 MITRAL VALVE TREATMENT DEVICE HAVING LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE CLOSURE  
A heart treatment device includes an annuloplasty ring for restoring function to a mitral valve, an occluder configured and arranged for implantation within a left atrial appendage and a connector...
US20110098802 COLLAPSIBLE AND RE-EXPANDABLE PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE CUFF DESIGNS AND COMPLEMENTARY TECHNOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS  
A prosthetic heart valve is provided with a cuff (85, 285, 400) having features which promote sealing with the native tissues even where the native tissues are irregular. The cuff may include a...
US20140155995 PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE  
A prosthetic heart valve having a stent, a plurality of leaflets positioned within the stent, and a suspension assembly coupled to the leaflets and the stent. The suspension assembly includes a...
US20140249621 Transapical Mitral Valve Replacement  
A prosthetic heart valve includes a collapsible and expandable stent having an outflow end and an inflow end, a plurality of commissure features attached to the stent, a plurality of anchoring...
US20140180400 PROSTHETIC VALVES, FRAMES AND LEAFLETS AND METHODS THEREOF  
Described embodiments are directed toward prosthetic heart valve leaflets of particular shapes that control bending character. In accordance with an embodiment, a prosthetic heart valve comprises...
US20110172765 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...
US20140172079 PLANAR ZONE IN PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE LEAFLET  
Described embodiments are directed toward prosthetic valves having leaflets of a particular shape that improves bending character without requiring a long length valve. In accordance with an...
US20110282440 Low Gradient Prosthetic Heart Valve  
A low pressure gradient prosthetic heart valve for implant in a human. The valve includes a support frame with undulating inflow cusps and outflow commissure posts to which flexible leaflets...
US20110208298 Mitral Prosthesis and Methods for Implantation  
Apparatus and methods are provided, including a mitral valve prosthesis for implantation at a native mitral valve complex of a subject. The prosthesis includes an inner support structure having a...

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