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US20140379074 MITRAL VALVE DOCKING DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Various systems, devices and methods associated with the placement of a dock or anchor (72) for a prosthetic mitral valve (120). The anchor (72) may take the form of a helical anchor having...
US20110190878 Suture Locking Assembly and Method of Use  
A suture locking assembly for use with a heart valve repair device. The suture locking assembly including a rim and a suture band. The rim defines a first flange and a second flange spaced from...
US20150216662 Biological Chord Repair System and Methods  
An embodiment includes a chordal replacement system comprising: a pledget coupled to a first suture length and at least one of a first needle and a first ferrule; a second suture length coupled to...
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...
US20110301699 APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR TREATING TISSUE  
Apparatus and methods are provided for thermally and/or mechanically treating tissue, such as valvular structures, to reconfigure or shrink the tissue in a controlled manner. Mechanical clips are...
US20090177271 Prosthesis for Ascending Aortic Segment and Method for Surgical Treatment of an Aortic Valve Leak  
The invention concerns a method for preauthentication of a first entity (10) by a second entity (1) communicating with each other through a wireless link, including the following steps: the second...
US20130018457 Coupling System for Medical Devices  
Techniques are described for delivering a replacement valve to a target location in a patient. In one example, a medical device system includes an implantable medical device comprising an...
US20150148893 CUFF STITCHING REINFORCEMENT  
A prosthetic heart valve includes a collapsible and expandable stent having a proximal end, a distal end, an annulus section adjacent the proximal end and an aortic section adjacent the distal...
US20150134051 ARTERIAL AND VENOUS ANCHOR DEVICES FORMING AN ANASTOMOTIC CONNECTOR AND SYSTEM FOR DELIVERY  
An arterial anchor device and a venous anchor device operably coupled by graft material to form an anastomotic convector is provided. The arterial anchor device comprises a generally tubular main...
US20130131788 BODY CAVITY PROSTHESIS  
A prosthesis can be configured to be deployed within a body cavity. The prosthesis has an expandable frame, a plurality of proximal anchors, and a plurality of distal anchors, where the various...
US20150173900 PROSTHETIC INSERT FOR TREATING A MITRAL VALVE  
A method of using a device to improve the function of a heart valve is disclosed. In one preferred embodiment, the method includes positioning a prosthetic insert member between leaflets of mitral...
US20130053949 QUICK-CONNECT PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE AND METHODS  
A heart valve prosthesis that can be quickly and easily implanted during a surgical procedure is provided. The prosthetic valve has a base stent that is deployed at a treatment site, and a valve...
US20150142100 PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE DEVICES, PROSTHETIC MITRAL VALVES AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
A prosthetic heart valve (100) includes a flexible anchoring member (110) at least partially surrounding and coupled to an inner valve support (120). The device can further include a prosthetic...
US20060287719 Rapid deployment prosthetic heart valve  
A two-stage or component-based valve prosthesis that can be quickly and easily implanted during a surgical procedure is provided. The prosthetic valve comprises a support structure that is...
US20100305690 FIXATION BAND FOR AFFIXING A PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE TO TISSUE  
A fixation band has a tubular frame and a tube, wherein the tubular frame comprises longitudinally-extending members having a hook on its distal end and fixation means on its proximal end. The...
US20120226348 Conformable Prostheses For Implanting Two-Piece Heart Valves and Methods for Using Them  
A heart valve assembly includes an annular prosthesis and a valve prosthesis. The annular prosthesis includes an annular ring for dilating tissue within a biological annulus and a conformable...
US20070244558 System and method for heart valve replacement  
A prosthetic heart valve replacement system and method aim to reduce the time duration of the patient on the heart-lung machine during surgery. In one embodiment, the invention uses a two rings...
US20070168022 Heart valve  
An embodiment of a valve has a frame defining cusps at a downstream end. Valve leaflets are attached to the frame and arranged to allow fluid flow within the frame in a downstream direction but...
US20080147179 Prosthetic heart valve including stent structure and tissue leaflets, and related methods  
A prosthetic heart valve includes an annular stent having annularly spaced commissure portions. The tips of the commissure portions are preferably covered with fabric, and then additional fabric...
US20120290077 TISSUE RESTRAINING DEVICES AND METHODS OF USE  
Tissue restraining systems and devices as well as methods of using these devices are disclosed herein. According to aspects illustrated herein, there is provided a tissue restraining device that...
US20050222675 Implantable prosthetic heart valve comprising a valve body and a tubular vascular graft  
We disclose an implantable prosthetic heart valve, comprising: a valve body comprising an orifice member, wherein the orifice member comprises an external groove; a sewing cuff; a sewing cuff...
US20070288089 MULTIPLE COMPONENT PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE ASSEMBLIES AND METHODS FOR DELIVERING THEM  
Multiple component heart valves and apparatus and methods for implanting them are provided. The heart valve generally includes a first annular prosthesis and a second valve prosthesis. The first...
US20100262231 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...
US20070179604 GASKET WITH SPRING COLLAR FOR PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING THEM  
A heart valve prostheses includes an annular member implantable within a biological annulus, a collar extending upwardly from the annular member, and a sewing ring extending from the annular...
US20060095117 Apparatus and method for temporarily clamping a tubular graft to a prosthetic cardiac valve  
An apparatus for temporarily clamping a tubular graft to a prosthetic cardiac valve includes a tube having a proximal end and a distal end and a clamping line partially disposed within the tube...
US20150127091 DEVICE FOR SOFT TISSUE SUPPORT AND METHOD FOR ANCHORING  
A device for supporting soft tissue comprises a tubular body and is constituted of a sequence of compliant portions and anchoring portions. The anchoring portions each comprise anchor members...
US20060085060 Methods and apparatus for coupling an allograft tissue valve and graft  
Improvements to prosthetic heart valves and grafts for human implantation, particularly to methods and apparatus for coupling a prosthetic heart valve with an artificial graft during a surgical...
US20170112620 SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF SEALING A DEPLOYED VALVE COMPONENT  
A sealing system for sealing a valve component in a radially expanded deployed configuration includes a valve component and an expandable sealing component. The valve component includes a frame...
US20170042670 HEART AND PERIPHERAL VASCULAR VALVE REPLACEMENT IN CONJUNCTION WITH A SUPPORT RING  
An implantable valve replacement system for a cardiovascular valve may include an adjustable stabilizing ring. The stabilizing ring may be composed of a body member that is transitionable from an...
US20160270915 HEART VALVE SEWING CUFF  
An embodiment of the invention includes a sewing cuff for aortic heart valves that better approximates native anatomy by better mating with the crown-like anatomical annulus. Limiting distortion...
US20160235526 VALVE REPLACEMENT USING ROTATIONAL ANCHORS  
Features for a heart valve device are described. The device may include a frame with anchors configured to secure the device to tissue. The frame may include a flared end or skirt for additional...
US20160175094 Morphological sewing cuff assembly for heart valve  
An embodiment includes a prosthetic heart valve comprising: a supraannular aortic valve body having a longitudinal axis and outlet and inlet ends; a leaflet in the valve body to allow blood flow...
US20160143736 EPICARDIAL ANCHOR DEVICES AND METHODS  
Apparatus and methods are described herein for anchoring a prosthetic heart valve. In some embodiments, an apparatus includes a tether attachment member that includes a base member that defines at...
US20160120645 Heart Valve Repair and Replacement  
Apparatuses and methods are disclosed for performing a procedure on a heart valve in which a loop of material (160) is configured to contact at least a portion of the annulus or the leaflets of a...
US20160113769 TISSUE RESTRAINING DEVICES AND METHODS OF USE  
Tissue restraining systems and devices as well as methods of using these devices are disclosed herein. According to aspects illustrated herein, there is provided a tissue restraining device that...
US20150374494 PAPILLARY MUSCLE POSITION CONTROL DEVICES, SYSTEMS, & METHODS  
Papillary muscle position control devices, systems, and methods are provided. According to an exemplary embodiment, a papillary muscle position control device generally comprises a first anchor, a...
US20150359627 System and Method for Heart Valve Anchoring  
A system and method for percutaneous heart valve replacement includes implanting a heart valve replacement prosthetic into tissue and driving anchors into the heart valve replacement to affix the...
US20150335429 PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE DEVICES, PROSTHETIC MITRAL VALVES AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Prosthetic heart valve devices for percutaneous replacement of native heart valves and associated systems and method are disclosed herein. A prosthetic heart valve device configured in accordance...
US20150335424 PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE DEVICES, PROSTHETIC MITRAL VALVES AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Devices and methods for implantation at a native mitral valve having a non-circular annulus and leaflets. One embodiment of the device includes a valve support having a first region configured to...
US20150305868 TRUNCATED CONE HEART VALVE STENT  
A heart valve stent having a section with a heart valve implant and several proximally disposed tissue anchors, also comprising a plurality of anchoring threats, each with a proximate end fastened...
US20150272737 TRANSCATHETER MITRAL VALVE STENT FRAMES  
A prosthetic heart valve may include a stent having an inflow end, an outflow end, a collapsed condition, and an expanded condition. The prosthetic valve may also include a collapsible and...
US20110190877 Two-Piece Prosthetic Valves with Snap-In Connection and Methods for Use  
A prosthetic heart valve assembly includes a gasket member and a valve member including a plurality of fasteners and a plurality of engagement members corresponding to the fasteners. The fasteners...

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