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9028542 Venous valve, system, and method  
A venous valve with a frame and a cover on the frame for unidirectional flow of a liquid through the valve.
9023098 Dual valve prosthesis for transcatheter valve implantation  
A dual valve prosthesis having a self-expanding anchoring frame with first and second prosthetic valve assemblies attached to the anchoring frame is disclosed. Each of the first and second...
9023100 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...
9011525 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...
9011527 Valve leaflet attachment in collapsible prosthetic valves  
A prosthetic heart valve includes a stent having a collapsed condition and an expanded condition. The stent includes a plurality of cells, each cell being formed by a plurality of struts, and a...
9005278 Quick-connect prosthetic heart valve  
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...
8998982 Method and apparatus for fine adjustment of a percutaneous valve structure  
The invention provides a device for fine adjustment of a prosthetic valve device and a method of adjusting the position of a prosthetic valve after implantation. The adjustment mechanism includes...
8992597 Endoluminal cardiac and venous valve prostheses and methods of manufacture and delivery thereof  
This invention relates to prosthetic cardiac and venous valves and a single catheter device and minimally invasive techniques for percutaneous and transluminal valvuloplasty and prosthetic valve...
8992599 Valve component, frame component and prosthetic valve device including the same for implantation in a body lumen  
A prosthetic valve device, including a valve component, frame and methods of manufacturing the same. The present invention, in some embodiments, is a prosthetic valve device having an optimized...
8986375 Anti-paravalvular leakage component for a transcatheter valve prosthesis  
A transcatheter valve prosthesis includes an expandable tubular stent, a prosthetic valve within the stent, and an anti-paravalvular leakage component coupled to and encircling the stent which...
8986373 Method for implanting a prosthetic mitral valve  
Embodiments of a method for implanting a prosthetic valve at the native mitral valve region of the heart, the prosthetic valve including a main body that is radially compressible to a radially...
8986374 Prosthetic heart valve  
Disclosed prosthetic valves can comprise a sewing ring configured to secure the valve to an implantation site. Some disclosed valves comprise a resiliently collapsible frame having a neutral...
8979922 Percutaneous heart valve prosthesis  
A percutaneous heart valve prosthesis (1) has a valve body (2) with a passage (9) extending between the first and second ends (7, 8) of the valve body (2). The valve body (2) is collapsible about...
8961595 Two-stage collapsible/expandable prosthetic heart valves and anchoring systems  
Prosthetic heart valve apparatus is adapted for delivery into a patient in a circumferentially collapsed condition, followed by circumferential re-expansion at the implant site in the patient. The...
8945209 Encapsulated heart valve  
The present disclosure concerns embodiments of implantable prosthetic devices, and in particular, implantable prosthetic valves, and methods for making such devices. In one aspect, a prosthetic...
8932343 Blunt ended stent for prosthetic heart valve  
A collapsible prosthetic heart valve includes a stent and a valve assembly. The stent has a proximal end and a distal end and includes a plurality of struts. The struts have free ends configured...
8926694 Dual valve prosthesis for transcatheter valve implantation  
A dual valve prosthesis having first and second prosthetic valve sections is disclosed. The first prosthetic valve section includes a stent structure with a first prosthetic valve secured therein...
8920492 Cardiac valve prosthesis  
A method of repairing a native cardiac valve such as the aortic valve includes positioning a cardiac valve prosthesis at an implantation site proximate the native cardiac valve to be repaired. The...
8911493 Rapid deployment prosthetic heart valves  
A heart valve prosthesis that can be quickly and easily implanted during a surgical procedure is provided. The prosthetic valve comprises a support structure that is deployed at a treatment site....
8906083 Stent valves and uses of same  
The invention includes a medical device and more specifically relates to a valve found generally within a frame. In a preferred device, the frame preferably comprises a self-expanding stent frame,...
8900295 Prosthetic valve with ventricular tethers  
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...
8876894 Leaflet-sensitive valve fixation member  
A prosthesis is provided for implantation at a native semilunar valve of a native valve complex. The prosthesis includes a distal fixation member, configured to be positioned in a downstream...
8876895 Valve fixation member having engagement arms  
Apparatus is provided including a prosthesis for implantation at a native semilunar valve of a native valve complex of a subject, the native valve complex having semilunar sinuses, the prosthesis...
8876897 Implantable prosthetic valves and methods relating to same  
In accordance with one embodiment of the present disclosure, a prosthetic valve is provided. The prosthetic valve includes an annulus, a pair of leaflets, and a pair of support elements. The...
8876896 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery  
A prosthetic valve comprises a valve assembly having a base, a plurality of leaflets, and commissures. The valve also comprises a support stent having a plurality of expandable cells and a...
8870949 Transcatheter heart valve with micro-anchors  
Methods and devices for treating defective heart valves are disclosed herein. In one exemplary embodiment, a transcatheter heart valve includes an expandable shape memory stent and a valve member...
8870948 System and method for cardiac valve repair and replacement  
A prosthetic mitral valve includes a proximal anchor, a distal anchor, and a central portion therebetween. The proximal and distal anchors each include a first outer frame and a second outer...
8870950 Rotation-based anchoring of an implant  
Apparatus and methods are provided for use with a prosthetic valve that is designated for implantation at a patient's native heart valve, including a valve ring having a plurality of ring...
8852272 Techniques for percutaneous mitral valve replacement and sealing  
Apparatus is described for use with a native heart valve of a subject, the apparatus including (1) a prosthetic valve support, comprising an upstream support portion, the upstream support portion...
8845722 Heart valve prosthesis and method of implantation thereof  
A heart valve prosthesis has a supported valve including a biological valve portion mounted within a support structure. The supported valve has inflow and outflow ends spaced axially apart from...
8845720 Prosthetic heart valve frame with flexible commissures  
A prosthetic heart valve can include a valve frame having a wireform portion and a stent portion. The wireform and stent portions can be undetachably coupled together via a plurality of upright...
8834563 Expandable prosthetic valve having anchoring appendages  
A heart valve prosthesis includes an expandable prosthetic valve including three valve leaflets coupled to an anchoring structure. The anchoring structure includes an annular member and a...
8834561 Device for the implantation and fixation of prosthetic valves  
A device for the transvascular implantation and fixation of prosthetic heart valves having a self-expanding heart valve stent (10) with a prosthetic heart valve (11) at its proximal end is...
8834564 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...
RE45130 Device for fastening and anchoring cardiac valve prostheses  
This invention relates to a device for fastening and anchoring heart valve prostheses which is essentially formed of wire-shaped interconnected elements. The aim of the invention is to be able to...
8808366 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...
8790395 Stent for the positioning and anchoring of a valvular prosthesis in an implantation site in the heart of a patient  
The present invention relates to a stent for the positioning and anchoring of a valvular prosthesis in an implantation site in the heart of a patient. Specifically, the present invention relates...
8790398 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...
8784481 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...
8771345 Valve prosthesis fixation techniques using sandwiching  
A prosthesis including a distal fixation member that defines two or more engagement arms that are configured to apply a first axial force to tissue of the subject on a downstream side of the...
8764818 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...
8747460 Methods for implanting a valve prothesis  
A method for implanting a valve prosthesis at a native cardiac valve complex of a subject comprises implanting a distal fixation member of the valve prosthesis downstream of a native valve of the...
8740974 Cardiac valve procedure methods and devices  
A method of treating a diseased cardiac valve can include implanting a valve prosthesis by compressing the valve prosthesis to a compressed state for delivery and expanding the valve prosthesis to...
8728155 Disk-based valve apparatus and method for the treatment of valve dysfunction  
The present invention comprises a novel and safer mechanism of deployment using a self-positioning, self-centering, and self-anchoring method. To embody the present invention, a disk-based valve...
8709077 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...
8685086 Apparatus and method for replacing a diseased cardiac valve  
An apparatus for replacing a diseased cardiac valve is movable from a radially collapsed configuration to a radially expanded configuration. The apparatus comprises an expandable support member...
8668733 Everting heart valve  
The present invention provides methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve. The apparatus includes a replacement valve and an expandable anchor configured for...
8652201 Apparatus and method for treating cardiovascular diseases  
A method is provided for treating a cardiovascular disease, such as pulmonary arterial hypertension, an arrhythmia, or heart failure. One step of the method includes providing an apparatus. The...
8641757 Systems 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...
8636793 Tubular supporting prosthesis capable of growing  
The invention relates to a tubular supporting prosthesis capable of growing, comprising a mesh structure, wherein the mesh structure comprises at least two structural rings, which are connected to...

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