Ascending aortic prosthesis

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PATENT NO 5139515
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07567830

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An ascending aortic prothesis has a root wall portion with annularly spaced bulges simulating the sinuses of Valsalva to provide a more natural functioning of the aortic valve following surgery to implant such prothesis in comparison to conventional aortic protheses which are of uniform tubular diameter.

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Robicsek, Francis 1960 Randolph Rd., Charlotte, NC 28207-1199 7 296

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MEDTRONIC, INC. (1)
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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (2)
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