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US20110224786 Degenerative Valvular Disease Specific Annuloplasty Rings  
Annuloplasty rings optimally sized to take into account more of the common degenerative valve pathologies. Each ring has a structural ring body with a shape that complies with predicted shapes of...
US20090105815 PUSH-IN RETAINER SYSTEM FOR USE IN THE DIRECT PLICATION ANNULOPLASTY TREATMENT OF MITRAL VALVE REGURGITATION  
A system for using a barbed tubular retainer in the treatment of mitral valve regurgitation by reshaping the mitral valve annulus using one or more plications of annular tissue each fixed by a...
US20090088836 TRANSLUMENALLY IMPLANTABLE HEART VALVE WITH FORMED IN PLACE SUPPORT  
A cardiovascular prosthetic valve, the valve comprising an inflatable cuff comprising at least one inflatable channel that forms, at least in part, an inflatable structure, and a valve coupled to...
US20090024213 Method and Apparatus for External Stabilization of the Heart Valves and Myocardium  
The present disclosure is directed to an external cardiac basal annuloplasty system (ECBAS or BACE-System: basal annuloplasty of the cardia externally) and methods for treatment of regurgitation...
US20080140190 Methods and devices for heart valve treatments  
An implant is sized and configured to be positioned in a left atrium above the plane of a native mitral heart valve annulus having leaflets. The implant, when deployed, engages a wall of the left...
US20060195012 Valve to myocardium tension members device and method  
A device for heart valve repair including at least one tension member having a first end and second end. A basal anchor is disposed at the first end of the tension member and a secondary anchor at...
US20050288778 Selectively adjustable cardiac valve implants  
Methods and devices are provided for support of a body structure. The devices can be adjusted within the body of a patient in a minimally invasive or non-invasive manner such as by applying energy...
US20110224784 MEDICAL DEVICE SUITABLE FOR USE IN TREATMENT OF A VALVE  
A medical device (1210) comprises a generally cylindrical treatment element (1220) for location between a pair of valve leaflets (1212) situated between an atrium (1214) and a ventricle (1216) of...
US20090182419 RECONFIGURING HEART FEATURES  
Among other things, a heart tissue support has gripping elements, each element having a free end that is sharp enough to penetrate heart tissue when pushed against the tissue, and a feature to...
US20090171457 APPARATUS FOR RESTORING AORTIC VALVE AND TREATMENT METHOD USING THEREOF  
The present invention is an apparatus designed to effectuate restoration of normal aortic valvular function where there is aortic valvular regurgitation either primary or secondary to diseases of...
US20080195200 Devices and methods for heart valve treatment  
Devices and methods for treating heart valves include members that assist the valve in closing during at least a portion of the cardiac cycle. Such devices include members configured to alter the...
US20070244554 Annuloplasty Device Having a Helical Anchor and Methods for its Use  
A system for modifying a heart valve annulus includes a helically helical anchored annuloplasty device delivered to the annulus via an elongated delivery member. The helical anchors of the devices...
US20070191940 PROSTHESIS FOR ANNULOPLASTY COMPRISING A PERFORATED ELEMENT  
A prosthesis for annuloplasty comprising a laminar or tubular element having a plurality of apertures along at least one portion. Preferably, the shape, dimensions, and arrangements of the...
US20060229717 Method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation  
A method for reducing mitral regurgitation includes deploying deforming matter into a selected one of (i) a mitral valve annulus adjacent a posterior leaflet, and (ii) tissue adjacent the mitral...
US20060229708 Methods, systems and devices for cardiac valve repair  
Disclosed are methods, systems, and devices for the endovascular repair of cardiac valves, particularly the atrioventricular valves which inhibit back flow of blood from a heart ventricle during...
US20060116757 Methods and apparatus for remodeling an extravascular tissue structure  
A medical apparatus and method for remodeling a mitral valve annulus adjacent to the coronary sinus includes an elongate body having a proximal end and a distal end. The elongate body is movable...
US20050272969 Device and method for modifying the shape of a body organ  
An intravascular support device includes a support or reshaper wire, a proximal anchor and a distal anchor. The support wire engages a vessel wall to change the shape of tissue adjacent the vessel...
US20050027351 Mitral valve regurgitation treatment device and method  
A method of treating regurgitation of a mitral valve in a patient's heart. The method includes the steps of: delivering a tissue shaping device to the coronary sinus; and deploying the tissue...
US20150073547 BALLOON MITRAL SPACER  
A heart valve implant according to one embodiment may include a shaft and an anchor disposed on one end of the shaft, the anchor configured to engage tissue. The heart valve implant may further...
US20140324163 Device And Method For Improving Fixation Of A Medical Device  
A device for improving the function of a heart valve comprises a first loop-shaped support, which is configured to abut a first side of the heart valve. A first flange unit is may be configured as...
US20130325118 POST-OPERATIVE ADJUSTMENT TOOL, MINIMALLY INVASIVE ATTACHMENT APPARATUS, AND ADJUSTABLE TRICUSPID RING  
An implantable device system for controlling the dimensions of internal anatomic passages corrects physiologic dysfunctions resulting from a structural lumen which is either too large or too...
US20100312333 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR REPLACING A DISEASED CARDIAC VALVE  
An apparatus is provided for replacing a native cardiac valve. The native cardiac valve has at least one leaflet and is surrounded by a native cardiac valve annulus having superior and inferior...
US20100121433 RECONFIGURING HEART FEATURES  
Among other things, a support for living tissue includes gripping elements to attach to the living tissue and to hold the support securely in place. An annular structure is coupled to the gripping...
US20090177266 METHODS, SYSTEMS AND DEVICES FOR CARDIAC VALVE REPAIR  
Disclosed are methods, systems, and devices for the endovascular repair of cardiac valves, particularly the atrioventricular valves which inhibit back flow of blood from a heart ventricle during...
US20080228265 TISSUE ANCHORS, SYSTEMS AND METHODS, AND DEVICES  
Systems, devices and methods for securing tissue including the annulus of a mitral valve. The systems, devices and methods may employ catheter based techniques and devices to plicate tissue and...
US20070213814 Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function  
A method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation. The apparatus is inserted into the coronary sinus of a patient in the vicinity of the posterior leaflet of the mitral valve, the apparatus...
US20070156235 Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function  
A method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation. The apparatus is inserted into the coronary sinus of a patient in the vicinity of the posterior leaflet of the mitral valve, the apparatus...
US20060184241 Self-molding annuloplasty ring  
A resilient self molding annuloplasty ring which may be enlarged prior to implantation to facilitate implantation within a dilated or otherwise incompetent valve annulus having sufficient...
US20060015178 Implants and methods for reshaping heart valves  
Tissue shaping methods and devices are provided for reinforcing and/or remodeling heart valves. In certain embodiments, magnetic tissue shaping devices are implanted in tissue adjacent heart valve...
US20050209690 Body lumen shaping device with cardiac leads  
A shaping device and a cardiac lead, both adapted to be disposed in a coronary sinus of a patient's heart, are provided. In one method, a patient is treated by deploying in the patient's coronary...
US20050149182 Anchor and pull mitral valve device and method  
A device, system and method affects mitral valve annulus geometry of a heart. The device includes a first anchor configured to be positioned within and fixed to the coronary sinus of the heart...
US20050033419 Mitral valve therapy device, system and method  
An assembly and method for effecting the condition of a mitral valve annulus of a heart includes a guide wire configured to be fed into the coronary sinus of the heart, and a mitral valve annulus...
US20170079797 TRICUSPID VALVE REPAIR USING TENSION  
A system is provided for repairing a cardiac valve of a patient. The system includes a tissue-engaging stent, which is configured to be implanted in a portion of a blood vessel that is in contact...
US20160324637 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CATHETER-BASED ANNULOPLASTY USING LOCAL PLICATIONS  
The present invention relates to a minimally invasive method of performing annuloplasty. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for performing annuloplasty includes accessing a...
US20140067048 Heart Valve Sealing Devices  
This disclosure pertains generally to prosthetic devices and related methods for helping to seal native heart valves and prevent or reduce regurgitation therethrough, as well as devices and...
US20110082538 MEDICAL DEVICE, KIT AND METHOD FOR CONSTRICTING TISSUE OR A BODILY ORIFICE, FOR EXAMPLE, A MITRAL VALVE  
A device, kit and method may include or employ an implantable device (e.g., annuloplasty implant) and a tool operable to implant such. The implantable device is positionable in a cavity of a...
US20090287303 PHYSIOLOGICALLY HARMONIZED TRICUSPID ANNULOPLASTY RING  
A prosthetic tricuspid remodeling annuloplasty ring having two free ends that are upturned in the inflow direction to help avoid unnecessary leaflet abrasion. The free ends are desirably separated...
US20080319541 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR REPAIRING CARDIAC VALVES  
Devices and methods for the repair of a defective cardiac valve are provided. The implantable devices provide a leaflet coaptation surface and correct for one or more prolapsing segments of a...
US20070073391 System and method for delivering a mitral valve repair device  
A system and method is provided for treating a mitral valve. The method preferably includes advancing a guide catheter to an ostium of the coronary sinus and advancing a delivery catheter...
US20070061010 Device and method for reshaping mitral valve annulus  
Devices and methods for reshaping a mitral valve annulus are provided. One preferred device is configured for deployment in the right atrium and is shaped to apply a force along the atrial septum....
US20050159810 Devices and methods for repairing cardiac valves  
Devices and methods for the repair of a defective cardiac valve are provided. The implantable devices provide a leaflet coaptation surface and correct for one or more prolapsing segments of a...
US20160038282 HEART VALVE PROSTHESIS WITH COLLAPSIBLE VALVE AND METHOD OF DELIVERY THEREOF  
A prosthesis including a frame configured for positioning at or near a native heart valve annulus, shaped and sized to prevent the frame element from shifting downstream of the native heart...
US20140018916 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR MODULATION OF HEART VALVE FUNCTION  
Methods and devices for modulating heart valve function are provided. In the subject methods, a heart valve is first in structurally modified. Blood flow through the structurally modified heart...
US20100318184 HEART VALVE REPAIR APPARATUS AND METHODS  
Valve repair apparatus and methods for ensuring proper coaptation and operation of the leaflets of a heart valve. Main aspects of the disclosure relate to devices including a support member...
US20100262043 ANNULOPLASTY SIZERS FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE PROCEDURES  
A sizing plate for sizing a native valve annulus in a patient's heart for either valve replacement or repair during a minimally invasive surgical procedure is shown and described. The sizing plate...
US20100131057 TRANSVALVULAR INTRAANNULAR BAND FOR AORTIC VALVE REPAIR  
Aortic regurgitation can be treating by implanting in the aortic annulus a transvalvular intraannular band. The band has a first end, a first anchoring portion located proximate the first end, a...
US20100121437 TRANSVALVULAR INTRAANNULAR BAND AND CHORDAE CUTTING FOR ISCHEMIC AND DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY  
Mitral valve prolapse and mitral regurgitation can be treating by implanting in the mitral annulus a transvalvular intraannular band. The band is positioned so that it extends transversely across...
US20090248149 INJECTABLE HEART VALVE PROSTHESIS FOR LOW-INVASIVE IMPLANTATION  
A heart valve prosthesis may include a cylindrical support extending between axially spaced apart ends thereof, the cylindrical support including a plurality of support features extend generally...
US20090216321 PROSTHETIC VALVE WITH SELECTIVELY POSITIONED BIOACTIVE AGENT  
A prosthetic valve includes a support frame, a leaflet attached to the support frame, and a bioactive agent associated with the leaflet. A first free edge of the leaflet permits fluid flow through...
US20090192604 Sizer, Holder and Delivery Devices for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery  
Described is a device for delivering a valve annulus sizer or annuloplasty device holder to a heart valve annulus, the device comprising: an elongate shaft comprising a proximal end, a distal end...

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