US Patent No: 5,332,402

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Percutaneously-inserted cardiac valve

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A cardiac valve implanted within the heart is given where a expansible valve maintained in a collapsed form by cold temperature is percutaneously inserted along a releasable guide wire in a cooled sheath and when positioned is expanded by withdrawing the cold temperature.

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Teitelbaum, George P 12138 Laurel Terrace Dr., Studio City, CA 92604 39 3784

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8,343,174 Locking mechanisms for fixation devices and methods of engaging tissue 8 2009
8,734,505 Methods and apparatus for cardiac valve repair 0 2009
8,052,592 Methods and devices for tissue grasping and assessment 4 2009
8,057,493 Fixation devices, systems and methods for engaging tissue 4 2009
8,470,028 Methods, systems and devices for cardiac valve repair 1 2010
8,123,703 Steerable access sheath and methods of use 1 2010
7,981,123 Surgical device for connecting soft tissue 0 2010
8,216,230 Cardiac valve leaflet attachment device and methods thereof 5 2011
8,740,918 Surgical device for connecting soft tissue 4 2011
8,740,920 Fixation devices, systems and methods for engaging tissue 0 2013
9,060,858 Methods, systems and devices for cardiac valve repair 0 2013
 
Vascular Concepts Holdings Limited (3)
* 5,855,597 Stent valve and stent graft for percutaneous surgery 445 1997
* 6,162,245 Stent valve and stent graft 320 1999
6,245,102 Stent, stent graft and stent valve 435 1999
 
MEDTRONIC COREVALVE LLC (15)
7,914,569 Heart valve prosthesis and methods of manufacture and use 49 2005
7,329,278 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 143 2006
* 2006/0129,235 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 16 2006
7,892,281 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 25 2009
8,016,877 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 21 2009
8,603,159 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 3 2009
9,066,799 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 0 2011
* 8,801,779 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 4 2011
* 2011/0213,461 Prosthetic Valve for Transluminal Delivery 5 2011
8,721,708 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 0 2011
8,876,896 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 0 2011
9,060,857 Heart valve prosthesis and methods of manufacture and use 0 2012
8,986,329 Methods for transluminal delivery of prosthetic valves 0 2013
9,060,856 Transcatheter heart valves 0 2014
8,998,979 Transcatheter heart valves 0 2014
 
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (5)
7,331,991 Implantable small percutaneous valve and methods of delivery 13 2006
8,133,270 In-situ formation of a valve 3 2008
7,780,724 Monolithic in situ forming valve system 1 2008
* 2008/0275,550 Implantable small percutaneous valve and methods of delivery 6 2008
8,348,999 In-situ formation of a valve 6 2012
 
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CARDIAQ LLC (7)
8,403,983 Heart valve 20 2009
* 2010/0082,094 HEART VALVE 21 2009
8,414,644 Vascular implant and delivery system 21 2010
8,652,203 Replacement heart valves, delivery devices and methods 6 2011
8,894,702 Replacement heart valve and method 1 2013
9,023,100 Replacement heart valves, delivery devices and methods 0 2013
8,795,356 Vascular implant 10 2014
 
MEDTRONIC VASCULAR GALWAY LIMITED (5)
8,303,653 Implant implantation unit and procedure for implanting the unit 5 2008
8,216,301 Implant implantation unit 6 2008
8,206,437 Implant implantation unit and procedure for implanting the unit 10 2009
8,585,756 Methods of treating valves 0 2011
8,579,965 Methods of implanting an implantation device 0 2011
 
ADVANCED BIO PROSTHETIC SURFACE, LTD (1)
7,195,641 Valvular prostheses having metal or pseudometallic construction and methods of manufacture 221 2002
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (57)
8,551,162 Biologically implantable prosthesis 0 2002
8,025,695 Biologically implantable heart valve system 7 2003
7,578,843 Heart valve prosthesis 41 2003
8,021,421 Prosthesis heart valve fixturing device 12 2003
7,758,606 Intravascular filter with debris entrapment mechanism 8 2004
7,959,674 Suture locking assembly and method of use 3 2004
7,544,206 Method and apparatus for resecting and replacing an aortic valve 123 2004
7,186,265 Prosthetic cardiac valves and systems and methods for implanting thereof 160 2004
7,981,153 Biologically implantable prosthesis methods of using 15 2005
8,562,672 Apparatus for treatment of cardiac valves and method of its manufacture 0 2005
9,078,781 Sterile cover for compressible stents used in percutaneous device delivery systems 0 2006
8,858,619 System and method for implanting a replacement valve 0 2006
8,211,169 Gasket with collar for prosthetic heart valves and methods for using them 8 2006
7,611,535 Fixation band for affixing a prosthetic heart valve to tissue 18 2006
7,967,857 Gasket with spring collar for prosthetic heart valves and methods for making and using them 5 2007
7,503,930 Prosthetic cardiac valves and systems and methods for implanting thereof 10 2007
8,075,615 Prosthetic cardiac valve formed from pericardium material and methods of making same 4 2007
8,821,569 Multiple component prosthetic heart valve assemblies and methods for delivering them 0 2007
7,780,726 Assembly for placing a prosthetic valve in a duct in the body 62 2007
7,771,469 Method for implantation of fixation band and prosthetic heart valve to tissue 21 2007
7,871,436 Replacement prosthetic heart valves and methods of implantation 9 2008
* 8,591,570 Prosthetic heart valve for replacing previously implanted heart valve 1 2008
9,237,886 Implant for treatment of a heart valve, in particular a mitral valve, material including such an implant, and material for insertion thereof 0 2008
7,972,377 Bioprosthetic heart valve 5 2008
8,157,852 Delivery systems and methods of implantation for prosthetic heart valves 8 2009
8,157,853 Delivery systems and methods of implantation for prosthetic heart valves 9 2009
9,149,358 Delivery systems for prosthetic heart valves 0 2009
9,089,422 Markers for prosthetic heart valves 0 2009
8,628,566 Stents for prosthetic heart valves 5 2009
7,972,378 Stents for prosthetic heart valves 13 2009
8,430,927 Multiple orifice implantable heart valve and methods of implantation 1 2009
7,951,197 Two-piece prosthetic valves with snap-in connection and methods for use 2 2009
8,696,743 Tissue attachment devices and methods for prosthetic heart valves 0 2009
8,312,825 Methods and apparatuses for assembly of a pericardial prosthetic heart valve 0 2009
8,603,161 Attachment device and methods of using the same 1 2009
8,998,981 Prosthetic heart valve having identifiers for aiding in radiographic positioning 0 2009
8,506,620 Prosthetic cardiac and venous valves 0 2009
9,226,826 Transcatheter valve structure and methods for valve delivery 0 2010
8,834,564 Sinus-engaging valve fixation member 0 2010
9,011,524 Prosthetic heart valves and methods of attaching same 0 2010
* 2010/0274,354 PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES AND METHODS OF ATTACHING SAME 0 2010
8,951,280 Cardiac valve procedure methods and devices 0 2010
8,092,487 Intravascular filter with debris entrapment mechanism 1 2010
8,652,204 Transcatheter valve with torsion spring fixation and related systems and methods 5 2010
8,105,377 Fixation band for affixing a prosthetic heart valve to tissue 5 2010
8,500,802 Two-piece prosthetic valves with snap-in connection and methods for use 0 2011
8,349,003 Suture locking assembly and method of use 0 2011
8,623,079 Stents for prosthetic heart valves 0 2011
8,673,000 Stents for prosthetic heart valves 1 2011
8,460,373 Method for implanting a heart valve within an annulus of a patient 0 2011
8,613,765 Prosthetic heart valve systems 1 2011
8,747,463 Methods of using a prosthesis fixturing device 0 2011
8,623,080 Biologically implantable prosthesis and methods of using the same 0 2011
8,777,980 Intravascular filter with debris entrapment mechanism 0 2011
8,685,077 Delivery systems and methods of implantation for prosthetic heart valves 1 2012
8,511,244 Methods and apparatuses for assembly of a pericardial prosthetic heart valve 0 2012
8,961,593 Prosthetic heart valve systems 0 2013
 
MEDTRONIC AVE, INC. (2)
* 2004/0215,067 Flow sensor device for endoscopic third ventriculostomy 3 2003
* 2004/0215,323 Membrane eyelet 1 2003
 
GUIDED DELIVERY SYSTEMS, INC. (10)
6,790,231 Apparatus and method for reducing mitral regurgitation 176 2002
6,656,221 Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function 166 2002
6,890,353 Method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation 169 2002
* 2002/0183,841 Method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation 39 2002
7,186,264 Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function 57 2002
7,125,420 Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function 11 2003
* 2004/0073,302 Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function 23 2003
7,179,291 Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function 14 2004
* 2005/0070,998 Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function 9 2004
* 2006/0136,053 Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function 1 2005
 
JEN. CARIOTEC GMBH (1)
8,092,521 Device for the implantation and fixation of prosthetic valves 12 2006
 
SADRA MEDICAL, INC. (5)
8,062,357 Methods and apparatus for endovascular heart valve replacement comprising tissue grasping elements 0 2005
8,075,614 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve 0 2007
8,133,271 Repositionable heart valve and method 0 2008
8,062,356 Repositionable heart valve and method 0 2008
8,211,170 Medical devices and delivery systems for delivering medical devices 0 2009
 
Cardiomend LLC (1)
7,208,000 Surgical cutting device 4 2004
 
CEPHEA VALVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
8,728,155 Disk-based valve apparatus and method for the treatment of valve dysfunction 0 2013
8,870,948 System and method for cardiac valve repair and replacement 4 2014
 
VIACOR, INC. (3)
* 2003/0078,654 Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function 128 2002
7,052,487 Method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation 83 2002
7,241,310 Method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation 34 2003
 
ENDOHEART AG (2)
8,182,530 Methods and devices for repair or replacement of heart valves or adjacent tissue without the need for full cardiopulmonary support 5 2004
* 2006/0074,484 Methods and devices for repair or replacement of heart valves or adjacent tissue without the need for full cardiopulmonary support 197 2004
 
ATRIA MEDICAL, INC. (1)
* 2005/0148,925 Device and method for controlling in-vivo pressure 29 2005
 
UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI (1)
* 2009/0082,619 METHOD OF TREATING CARDIOMYOPATHY 4 2008
 
MITRALTECH LTD. (1)
8,628,571 Percutaneously-deliverable mechanical valve 9 2012
 
TWELVE, INC. (4)
9,039,757 Prosthetic heart valve devices, prosthetic mitral valves and associated systems and methods 0 2013
9,034,032 Prosthetic heart valve devices, prosthetic mitral valves and associated systems and methods 2 2013
9,034,033 Prosthetic heart valve devices, prosthetic mitral valves and associated systems and methods 1 2013
9,125,740 Prosthetic heart valve devices and associated systems and methods 0 2013
 
MAYO FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (1)
8,808,369 Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement 0 2010
 
AMPLE MEDICAL, INC. (1)
* 2004/0127,981 Devices, systems, and methods for retaining a native heart valve leaflet 119 2003
 
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE (2)
* 6,840,246 Apparatuses and methods for performing minimally invasive diagnostic and surgical procedures inside of a beating heart 99 2001
* 2002/0161,378 Apparatuses and methods for performing minimally invasive diagnostic and surgical procedures inside of a beating heart 20 2001
 
CARDIO TECHNOLOGIES (1)
8,721,665 Method and apparatus for circulatory valve repair 4 2012
 
COLIBRI HEART VALVE LLC (11)
8,308,797 Percutaneously implantable replacement heart valve device and method of making same 3 2004
* 2005/0113,910 Percutaneously implantable replacement heart valve device and method of making same 222 2004
8,109,995 Percutaneously implantable replacement heart valve device and method of making same 2 2008
* 2009/0030,511 Percutaneously implantable replacement heart valve device and method of making same 8 2008
8,361,144 Percutaneously deliverable heart valve and methods associated therewith 2 2011
9,119,738 Method and apparatus for the endoluminal delivery of intravascular devices 0 2011
9,186,248 Percutaneously implantable replacement heart valve device and method of making same 0 2012
8,790,398 Percutaneously implantable replacement heart valve device and method of making same 1 2013
9,125,739 Percutaneous replacement heart valve and a delivery and implantation system 0 2014
8,900,294 Method of controlled release of a percutaneous replacement heart valve 0 2014
* 2014/0243,955 METHOD OF CONTROLLED RELEASE OF A PERCUTANEOUS REPLACEMENT HEART VALVE 0 2014
 
JENAVALVE TECHNOLOGY GMBH (25)
6,881,199 Left ventricular conduit with blood vessel graft 70 2001
7,704,222 Methods and conduits for flowing blood from a heart chamber to a blood vessel 15 2004
8,679,174 Catheter for the transvascular implantation of prosthetic heart valves 0 2006
7,896,913 Anchoring system for implantable heart valve prostheses 6 2006
8,062,355 Self-expandable medical instrument for treating defects in a patient's heart 16 2006
7,896,915 Medical device for treating a heart valve insufficiency 31 2007
9,138,315 Medical device for treating a heart valve insufficiency or stenosis 0 2007
9,044,318 Stent for the positioning and anchoring of a valvular prosthesis 0 2008
7,736,327 Methods and conduits for flowing blood from a heart chamber to a blood vessel 15 2008
RE45130 Device for fastening and anchoring cardiac valve prostheses 0 2008
9,168,130 Stent for the positioning and anchoring of a valvular prosthesis in an implantation site in the heart of a patient 0 2008
8,758,430 Medical apparatus for the therapeutic treatment of an insufficient cardiac valve 0 2009
8,317,858 Stent for the positioning and anchoring of a valvular prosthesis in an implantation site in the heart of a patient 15 2009
7,914,575 Medical device for treating a heart valve insufficiency 22 2009
8,398,704 Stent for the positioning and anchoring of a valvular prosthesis in an implantation site in the heart of a patient 14 2010
8,216,174 Methods and conduits for flowing blood from a heart chamber to a blood vessel 6 2010
8,468,667 Device for compressing a stent 5 2010
8,685,085 Medical device for treating a heart valve insufficiency 2 2011
8,465,540 Stent for the positioning and anchoring of a valvular prosthesis 5 2011
8,551,160 Device for the implantation and fixation of prosthetic valves 4 2011
8,597,226 Methods and conduits for flowing blood from a heart chamber to a blood vessel 0 2012
8,790,395 Stent for the positioning and anchoring of a valvular prosthesis in an implantation site in the heart of a patient 0 2013
9,044,320 Device for the implantation and fixation of prosthetic valves 0 2013
8,834,561 Device for the implantation and fixation of prosthetic valves 0 2013
RE45790 Device for the implantation and fixation of prosthetic valves 0 2014
 
MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR LLC (1)
* 2005/0279,370 Methods and systems for providing right and/or left heart support during cardiac surgery 4 2005
 
COREVALVE S.A. (8)
7,252,682 Kit enabling a prosthetic valve to be placed in a body enabling a prosthetic valve to be put into place in a duct in the body 186 2002
* 2005/0043,790 Kit enabling a prosthetic valve to be placed in a body enabling a prosthetic valve to be put into place in a duct in the body 136 2002
7,682,390 Assembly for setting a valve prosthesis in a corporeal duct 96 2002
7,018,406 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 346 2003
* 2004/0093,060 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 114 2003
8,579,966 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 3 2004
* 2005/0033,398 Assembly for setting a valve prosthesis in a corporeal duct 254 2004
* 2006/0259,136 Heart valve prosthesis and methods of manufacture and use 204 2005
 
MEMORY MEDICAL SYSTEMS (3)
8,052,670 Medical device with slotted memory metal tube 0 2006
* 2006/0206,136 MEDICAL DEVICE WITH SLOTTED MEMORY METAL TUBE 13 2006
8,377,037 Medical device with slotted memory metal tube 0 2011
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (68)
8,840,663 Repositionable heart valve method 4 2003
8,603,160 Method of using a retrievable heart valve anchor with a sheath 7 2003
8,182,528 Locking heart valve anchor 16 2003
7,381,219 Low profile heart valve and delivery system 95 2003
7,780,725 Everting heart valve 43 2004
7,445,631 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve 72 2004
7,329,279 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve 109 2004
7,566,343 Cardiac valve, system, and method 11 2004
8,343,213 Leaflet engagement elements and methods for use thereof 18 2004
* 7,748,389 Leaflet engagement elements and methods for use thereof 67 2004
7,959,666 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a heart valve 17 2004
7,824,442 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a heart valve 21 2004
7,267,686 Implantable prosthetic valve 80 2004
7,854,755 Vascular catheter, system, and method 1 2005
7,878,966 Ventricular assist and support device 0 2005
7,780,722 Venous valve apparatus, system, and method 5 2005
7,670,368 Venous valve apparatus, system, and method 8 2005
7,867,274 Valve apparatus, system and method 1 2005
7,244,242 Valve treatment catheter and methods 14 2005
7,722,666 Valve apparatus, system and method 43 2005
8,012,198 Venous valve, system, and method 1 2005
8,828,078 Methods and apparatus for endovascular heart valve replacement comprising tissue grasping elements 4 2005
8,052,749 Methods and apparatus for endovascular heart valve replacement comprising tissue grasping elements 13 2005
7,569,071 Venous valve, system, and method with sinus pocket 28 2005
8,287,584 Medical implant deployment tool 9 2005
8,579,962 Methods and apparatus for performing valvuloplasty 5 2005
7,799,038 Translumenal apparatus, system, and method 6 2006
7,824,443 Medical implant delivery and deployment tool 22 2006
7,712,606 Two-part package for medical implant 37 2006
7,776,053 Implantable valve system 0 2006
7,988,724 Systems and methods for delivering a medical implant 9 2007
9,005,273 Assessing the location and performance of replacement heart valves 2 2007
7,780,627 Valve treatment catheter and methods 1 2007
8,828,079 Circulatory valve, system and method 0 2007
7,892,276 Valve with delayed leaflet deployment 0 2007
7,967,853 Percutaneous valve, system and method 13 2008
8,252,052 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve 11 2008
8,048,153 Low profile heart valve and delivery system 18 2008
8,231,670 Repositionable heart valve and method 15 2008
8,668,733 Everting heart valve 5 2008
8,992,608 Everting heart valve 0 2009
8,002,824 Cardiac valve, system, and method 0 2009
7,951,189 Venous valve, system, and method with sinus pocket 1 2009
8,951,299 Medical devices and delivery systems for delivering medical devices 0 2009
8,328,868 Medical devices and delivery systems for delivering medical devices 19 2009
* 2010/0082,093 Medical Devices 0 2009
8,512,399 Valve apparatus, system and method 2 2009
8,136,659 Two-part package for medical implant 6 2010
8,137,394 Valve with delayed leaflet deployment 0 2011
8,460,365 Venous valve, system, and method with sinus pocket 0 2011
8,623,078 Replacement valve and anchor 6 2011
8,858,620 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a heart valve 4 2011
8,894,703 Systems and methods for delivering a medical implant 1 2011
8,470,023 Percutaneous valve, system, and method 11 2011
8,932,349 Cardiac valve, system, and method 0 2011
9,028,542 Venous valve, system, and method 0 2011
8,623,076 Low profile heart valve and delivery system 4 2011
8,840,662 Repositionable heart valve and method 3 2011
8,617,236 Medical devices and delivery systems for delivering medical devices 4 2011
9,011,521 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve 0 2011
8,414,641 Valve with delayed leaflet deployment 0 2012
8,672,997 Valve with sinus 0 2012
8,998,976 Coupling system for medical devices 1 2012
* 2012/0330,409 Methods and Apparatus for Endovascularly Replacing a Patient's Heart Valve 6 2012
9,131,926 Direct connect flush system 0 2012
8,940,014 Bond between components of a medical device 0 2012
8,951,243 Medical device handle 0 2012
8,956,405 Collapsible caged-ball prosthetic valve for transcatheter delivery and method of use 0 2013
 
Evalva, Inc. (1)
7,938,827 Cardiac valve leaflet attachment device and methods thereof 4 2009
 
HORIZON TECHNOLOGY FUNDING COMPANY LLC (2)
* 6,641,610 Valve designs for left ventricular conduits 65 1999
7,011,095 Valve designs for left ventricular conduits 30 2003
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION (1)
7,682,385 Artificial valve 0 2006
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