Artificial cardiac valve with active opening

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PATENT NO 4605408
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06594736

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The present invention relates to a cardiac valve comprising a seat and at least one mobile element ensuring opening and closure of the valve, characterized in that said seat and/or said mobile element comprises at least one device, known per se, which ensures controlled opening of said valve when the blood pressure is balanced on both sides of said mobile element.

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UNIVERSITE PIERRE ET MARIE CURIEPARIS104

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Carpentier, Alain Paris, FR 36 3312

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