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US20140243967 Methods and Apparatus for Endovascular Heart Valve Replacement Comprising Tissue Grasping Elements  
The present invention provides an apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve. In some embodiments, the apparatus includes an expandable anchor supporting a replacement valve,...
US20110213461 Prosthetic Valve for Transluminal Delivery  
A prosthetic valve assembly for use in replacing a deficient native valve comprises a replacement valve supported on an expandable valve support. If desired, one or more anchor may be used. The...
US20130268068 SUPPORT DEVICE FOR HEART VALVE PROSTHESES  
A support device for implanting a stentless heart valve prosthesis having three leaflets adapted for coapting and defining three corresponding commissures is disclosed. The support device includes...
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....
US20140303724 POLYMERIC HEART VALVE  
A polymeric valve which may include a heart valve, and also may include a trileaflet heart valve includes a stent having a base and a plurality of outwardly extending posts from the base and...
US20130046379 AORTIC CONDUIT CONFIGURED WITH TERMINAL ENDS HAVING NEOSINUSES OF VALSALVA  
A prosthetic aortic conduit (1) for use during surgery on the aorta of a patient. The conduit includes an elongate tubular portion (10) extending along a longitudinal axis (11) between a first...
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...
US20120232646 SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR BIOPROSTHETIC VALVES WITH COMMISURAL POSTS WITH HEART-SHAPED OPENINGS  
A novel support system for bioprosthetic cardiac valves with heart shape commissural posts (18) and intercommissural conjunctions with long openings with oval closures (8), allows the better...
US20150164636 INVERTED VALVE STRUCTURE  
Prosthetic valve embodiments are described herein that include a frame and a valve member mounted within the frame. The valve members can have a plurality of leaflets that are affixed to one...
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...
US20120259409 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...
US20130096674 MINIMALLY-INVASIVE PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE METHOD  
A method of implanting a collapsible prosthetic heart valve is disclosed. The prosthetic heart valve includes three biological leaflets mounted within a self-expanding tubular leaflet frame formed...
US20150238311 IMPLANTABLE VALVE PROSTHESIS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SUCH A VALVE  
The invention relates to an implantable valve prosthesis, optionally comprising a support structure and at least one valve leaflet. The valve prosthesis comprises a material structure of...
US20150250591 PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE AND METHOD  
A prosthetic heart valve comprises a radially crimpable and radially expandable, net-like, annular support frame and a valve assembly disposed therein, the valve assembly comprising a conduit...
US20140135911 PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE AND METHOD  
A prosthetic heart valve comprises a radially crimpable and radially expandable, net-like, annular support frame and a valve assembly disposed therein, the valve assembly comprising a conduit...
US20110153008 ARTIFICIAL VALVE  
The invention relates to a valve endoprosthesis, characterised in that it substantially comprises an extensible stent or frame (1) made of several parts, i.e. an upper cylinder (11), a lower...
US20120101572 Mitral Bioprosthesis with Low Ventricular Profile  
A heart valve prosthesis configured for placement at a mitral valve in the heart is disclosed that includes a stent-like support structure for supporting a prosthetic mitral valve. The support...
US20120185039 Methods of treating a native aortic valve insufficiency  
A method of treating a native aortic valve insufficiency includes positioning the closed ends of a stent's three first arches within respective native valve pockets such that the closed ends...
US20130053950 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR REPLACING MITRAL VALVE  
A prosthetic mitral valve assembly is disclosed. The assembly comprises a radially-expandable stent including a lower portion sized for deployment between leaflets of a native mitral valve and an...
US20120330409 Methods and Apparatus for Endovascularly Replacing a Patient's Heart Valve  
Methods for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve. In some embodiments, the method includes the steps of endovascularly delivering a replacement valve and an anchor to a vicinity of the...
US20130274874 CURVED FIBER ARRANGEMENT FOR PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES  
A leaflet including fibers oriented at an angle relative to at least one free edge of the leaflet. A leaflet comprising mechanisms for increasing coaptation height, preventing billowing, and...
US20110295361 Catheter Deliverable Artificial Multi-Leaflet Heart Valve Prosthesis and Intravascular Delivery System for a Catheter Deliverable Heart Valve Prosthesis  
A heart valve prosthesis includes a collapsible stent and a one-piece multi-leaflet valve. The stent includes at least one length of wire having a series of turns forming a spring-like stent. The...
US20120123530 PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE WITH DISSIMILAR LEAFLETS  
An anatomically approximate prosthetic heart valve includes dissimilar flexible leaflets, dissimilar commissures and/or a non-circular flow orifice. The heart valve may be implanted in the mitral...
US20150157456 ASYMMETRIC OPENING AND CLOSING PROSTHETIC VALVE LEAFLET  
Described embodiments are directed toward prosthetic valves having leaflets that move asymmetrically in that a leaflet second side region of the leaflet initially moves toward the open position...
US20140336755 TUBULAR SCAFFOLD FOR FABRICATION OF HEART VALVES  
A tubular braided mesh scaffold for fabrication of heart valves is described. The tubular braided scaffold can be formed of a shape memory metal, such as Nitinol, and pinched or pressed to form a...
US20130073037 PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE IMPLANTATION  
A prosthetic heart valve includes an expandable stent and a leaflet assembly coupled to the expandable stent. The expandable stent is radially expandable from a first size for intraluminal...
US20120290082 MECHANICAL TRANSCATHETER HEART VALVE PROSTHESIS  
A mechanical transcatheter heart valve prosthesis including a support structure that can be expanded from a first size designed for minimally invasive insertion to a functional second size and a...
US20100023120 TISSUE ATTACHMENT DEVICES AND METHODS FOR PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES  
A multi-leaflet valve, which includes at least two leaflets, an outer tube, and a seam protector for each seam. Each seam protector is positioned to be in contact with a portion of the outer tube,...
US20130110229 AORTAL TRICUSPID HEART VALVE PROSTHESIS  
The technical result of the invention comprises maintaining the physiological structure of the flow of blood, both in the open and in the closed state of a valve on account of the construction and...
US20120290081 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...
US20060293745 Anatomically approximate prosthetic mitral heart valve  
An anatomically approximate prosthetic heart valve includes dissimilar flexible leaflets, dissimilar commissures and/or a non-circular flow orifice. The heart valve may be implanted in the mitral...
US20110098800 AXIALLY ANCHORING COLLAPSIBLE AND RE-EXPANDABLE PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES FOR VARIOUS DISEASE STATES  
A stent (10) for use in a prosthetic heart valve has an annulus section (12) adapted for placement within the leaflets and annulus of the native heart valve. The annulus section has latch members...
US20140135908 Transcatheter Valve Prosthesis Having a Variable Shaped Cross-Section for Preventing Paravalvular Leakage  
A transcatheter valve prosthesis includes a self-expanding tubular stent component and a prosthetic valve disposed within and secured to the stent component. The tubular stent component has a...
US20130116778 Replacement Heart Valve Leaflet Stitching Method and Device  
A replacement heart valve and stitching method for reducing the unexpanded profile of the replacement heart valve are herein provided. The method includes whip stitching a plurality of leaflets...
US20130282114 HEART VALVE ASSEMBLY SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Heart valve assembly systems and methods configured for medical interventional procedures. In one aspect, the methods and systems involve a modular approach to treatment.
US20100185277 COLLAPSIBLE PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES  
Prosthetic heart valves, which are collapsible to a relatively small circumferential size for less invasive delivery into a patient and which then re-expand to operating size at an implant site in...
US20110160849 BIMODAL TRICUSPID ANNULOPLASTY RING  
A prosthetic remodeling tricuspid annuloplasty ring having two free ends can be configured to more accurately mimic native valve anatomy (e.g., shape) and movement during the cardiac cycle. A...
US20170156854 CURVED FIBER ARRANGEMENT FOR PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES  
A leaflet including fibers oriented at an angle relative to at least one free edge of the leaflet. A leaflet including mechanisms for increasing coaptation height, preventing billowing, and...
US20170100240 Mitral Valve Assembly  
A heart valve assembly has a frame having an anchoring section defined by a plurality of rows of cells, with each cell defined by a plurality of struts that encircle each cell, and a pair of legs...
US20170086973 Transcatheter Pulmonary Ball Valve Assembly  
A heart valve assembly has a frame comprising an anchoring section, a generally cylindrical leaflet support section, and a neck section that transitions between the anchoring section and the valve...
US20170086969 Trileaflet Mechanical Prosthetic Heart Valve  
A mechanical prosthetic heart valve having a ring, multiple hinges, and multiple leaflets. The hinges are attached to the ring and are evenly spaced from one another along the inner circumference...
US20170079782 REPLACEMENT HEART VALVES AND THEIR METHODS OF USE AND MANUFACTURE  
A prosthetic valve has a support structure that meets with a plurality of leaflets capable of transitioning between open and closed states. The support structure can include a base frame with a...
US20170071732 LIMITED EXPANSION HEART VALVE  
A prosthetic heart valve configured to replace a native heart valve and having a support frame configured to be reshaped into an expanded form in order to receive and/or support an expandable...
US20170042675 IMPLANTABLE DEVICE FOR USE IN THE HUMAN AND/OR ANIMAL BODY TO REPLACE AN ORGAN VALVE  
The invention relates to an implantable device for use in the human and/or animal body to replace an organ valve, comprising a main body having a first end and a second end, wherein the first end...
US20160354203 Sinus-Engaging Valve Fixation Member  
A prosthesis is provided for implantation at a native semilunar valve of a native valve complex, the native valve complex having three semilunar sinuses and three native commissures. The...
US20160331528 ENGINEERED POLYMERIC VALVES, TUBULAR STRUCTURES, AND SHEETS AND USES THEREOF  
The present invention provides engineered valves, tubular structures, and sheets comprising oriented polymeric fibers, e.g., nanofibers, methods of fabricating such structures, and methods of use...
US20160296326 MEDICAL DEVICE FOR TREATING A HEART VALVE INSUFFICENCY  
A medical device for treating a heart valve insufficiency, with an endoprosthesis which can be introduced into a patient's body and expanded to secure a heart valve prosthesis in the patient's...
US20160296323 PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES HAVING FIBER REINFORCED LEAFLETS  
A prosthetic heart valve leaflet includes a plurality of electrospun fibers at least partially embedded in a polymer matrix. The plurality of fibers includes a first polyisobutylene urethane...
US20160279297 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...

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