US Patent Application No: 2005/0137,699

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Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a heart valve

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The invention includes methods of and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a heart valve of a patient. One aspect of the invention provides a method including the steps of endovascularly delivering a replacement valve and an expandable anchor in an unexpanded configuration within a sheath to a vicinity of the heart valve; deploying the anchor from the sheath; expanding the anchor with a deployment tool comprising a plurality of actuation elements to contact tissue at an anchor site; and retrieving the anchor into the sheath. Another aspect of the invention provides apparatus including a sheath; a deployment tool comprising a plurality of anchor actuation elements; a replacement valve configured to be disposed within the sheath for delivery to a vicinity of the heart valve; and an expandable anchor configured to be disposed within the sheath for delivery to the vicinity of the heart valve, to be deployed from the sheath, to be expanded by the deployment tool to contact tissue at an anchor site and to be retrieved back into the sheath after having been expanded.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.MAPLE GROVE, MN4832
SADRA MEDICAL, A DELAWARE CORPORATIONSARATOGA, CA0

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Argento, Claudio Los Gatos, CA 31 1203
Brandt, Brian D Santa Clara, CA 48 4708
Dueri, Jean-Pierre Stockton, CA 55 3920
Haug, Ulrich R Campbell, CA 47 5401
Hildebrand, Daniel Menlo Park, CA 30 1690
Morejohn, Dwight P Davis, CA 105 8204
Salahieh, Amr Saratoga, CA 155 12093
Saul, Tom El Granada, CA 73 4572
Valencia, Hans F San Jose, CA 60 5433

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MAYO FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (1)
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CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (2)
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SORIN GROUP ITALIA S.R.L. (26)
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CARDIACMD, INC. (11)
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