US Patent No: 4,605,408

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Artificial cardiac valve with active opening

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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 CURIE (PARIS 6)PARIS137

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Carpentier, Alain Paris, FR 36 2743

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 4,417,360 Nontraumatic prosthetic valve with magnetic closure 45 1981
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UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MEDICAL CENTER (1)
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MEDTRONIC ATS MEDICAL INC. (1)
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SULZER CARBOMEDICS INC. (2)
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MEDTRONIC, INC. (1)
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TAHERI ENTERPRISES, LLC (1)
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COOK INCORPORATED (1)
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EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION (4)
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Carbomedics Inc. (1)
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COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC (3)
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APPLIED BIOSYSTEMS, LLC (2)
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UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON (1)
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Societe Industrielle de Combustible Nucleaire (1)
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