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 41 4410

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9,241,792 Two-step heart valve implantation 3 2009
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8,308,798 Quick-connect prosthetic heart valve and methods 60 2009
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9,326,853 Retaining mechanisms for prosthetic valves 0 2011
8,845,720 Prosthetic heart valve frame with flexible commissures 6 2011
9,393,110 Prosthetic heart valve 0 2011
8,568,475 Spiraled commissure attachment for prosthetic valve 5 2011
9,241,793 Method of implanting a prosthetic aortic valve having non-laminar flow 0 2011
9,452,046 Methods and apparatuses for deploying minimally-invasive heart valves 0 2012
9,155,619 Prosthetic heart valve delivery apparatus 0 2012
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9,289,282 System and method for treating valve insufficiency or vessel dilatation 0 2012
9,241,788 Method for treating an aortic valve 0 2012
8,795,357 Perivalvular sealing for transcatheter heart valve 16 2012
9,339,384 Delivery systems for prosthetic heart valve 0 2012
9,119,716 Delivery systems for prosthetic heart valve 0 2012
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8,696,742 Unitary quick-connect prosthetic heart valve deployment methods 17 2012
9,504,567 Minimally-invasive prosthetic heart valve method 0 2012
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9,414,918 Heart valve sealing devices 0 2013
8,986,373 Method for implanting a prosthetic mitral valve 3 2013
8,926,691 Apparatus for treating a mitral valve 5 2013
9,314,334 Conformal expansion of prosthetic devices to anatomical shapes 0 2013
9,114,008 Implantable prosthetic valve assembly and method for making the same 0 2014
9,504,563 Rapidly deployable surgical heart valves 0 2014
9,439,763 Prosthetic valve for replacing mitral valve 0 2014
9,168,129 Artificial heart valve with scalloped frame design 0 2014
9,364,325 Prosthetic heart valve delivery system and method 0 2014
9,301,840 Expandable introducer sheath 0 2014
9,084,676 Apparatus for treating a mitral valve 16 2014
9,155,617 Prosthetic mitral valve 3 2014
9,468,527 Cardiac implant with integrated suture fasteners 0 2014
9,168,136 Methods for deploying self-expanding heart valves 1 2015
9,532,870 Prosthetic valve for replacing a mitral valve 0 2015
9,504,566 Surgical heart valves identifiable post-implant 0 2015
9,433,500 Prosthetic valve for replacing mitral valve 0 2015
 
MVRX, INC. (3)
* 7,527,646 Devices, systems, and methods for retaining a native heart valve leaflet 28 2003
* 2006/0069,430 Devices, systems, and methods for retaining a native heart valve leaflet 31 2003
* 2011/0137,411 HEART VALVE ANNULUS DEVICE AND METHOD UF USING SAME 0 2011
 
MEDTRONIC-COREVALVE INC. (4)
8,784,478 Transapical delivery system with ventruculo-arterial overlfow bypass 12 2007
8,986,361 Delivery system for deployment of medical devices 0 2008
8,226,710 Heart valve prosthesis and methods of manufacture and use 49 2011
D732666 Heart valve prosthesis 0 2011
 
MEDTRONIC VENTOR TECHNOLOGIES LTD. (25)
7,429,269 Aortic prosthetic devices 197 2004
* 2006/0259,134 Implantable prosthetic devices particularly for transarterial delivery in the treatment of aortic stenosis, and methods of implanting such devices 166 2004
7,201,772 Fluid flow prosthetic device 346 2004
* 2006/0149,360 Fluid flow prosthetic device 187 2004
7,442,204 Fluid flow prosthetic device 207 2006
* 2007/0185,565 Fluid flow prosthetic device 70 2006
8,876,894 Leaflet-sensitive valve fixation member 21 2007
8,876,895 Valve fixation member having engagement arms 27 2007
8,414,643 Sinus-engaging valve fixation member 35 2007
8,348,995 Axial-force fixation member for valve 31 2007
8,348,996 Valve prosthesis implantation techniques 25 2007
8,052,750 Valve prosthesis fixation techniques using sandwiching 58 2007
* 2008/0071,366 Axial-force fixation member for valve 177 2007
* 2008/0071,361 Leaflet-sensitive valve fixation member 213 2007
* 2008/0071,369 Valve fixation member having engagement arms 176 2007
8,747,458 Stent loading tool and method for use thereof 11 2007
8,313,525 Valve suturing and implantation procedures 27 2008
* 2009/0240,320 VALVE SUTURING AND IMPLANTATION PROCEDURES 133 2008
8,137,398 Prosthetic valve having tapered tip when compressed for delivery 34 2008
9,301,834 Sinus-engaging valve fixation member 0 2009
8,771,346 Valve prosthetic fixation techniques using sandwiching 18 2011
8,771,345 Valve prosthesis fixation techniques using sandwiching 19 2011
8,747,460 Methods for implanting a valve prothesis 20 2011
9,393,112 Stent loading tool and method for use thereof 0 2014
9,138,312 Valve prostheses 11 2014
 
MYOCARDIAL STENTS, INC. (1)
* 5,810,836 Device and method for trans myocardial revascularization (TMR) 182 1996
 
MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC. (7)
* 2006/0293,698 Retainer device for mitral valve leaflets 121 2005
7,625,403 Valved conduit designed for subsequent catheter delivered valve therapy 19 2006
7,740,655 Reinforced surgical conduit for implantation of a stented valve therein 4 2006
7,591,848 Riveted stent valve for percutaneous use 36 2006
7,524,331 Catheter delivered valve having a barrier to provide an enhanced seal 48 2006
* 2007/0197,952 MEMBRANE EYELET 5 2007
* 2007/0191,872 MEMBRANE EYELET 1 2007
 
V-WAVE LTD. (5)
8,070,708 Device and method for controlling in-vivo pressure 26 2005
* 2007/0282,157 Device And Method For Controlling In-Vivo Pressure 23 2005
8,696,611 Device and method for regulating pressure in a heart chamber 1 2011
* 2011/0218,481 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING IN-VIVO PRESSURE 13 2011
9,034,034 Devices for reducing left atrial pressure, and methods of making and using same 0 2011
 
ADVANCED BIO PROSTHETIC SURFACES, LTD. (1)
7,018,408 Endoluminal cardiac and venous valve prostheses and methods of manufacture and delivery thereof 140 2003
 
Middle Park Medical, Inc. (1)
8,845,717 Coaptation enhancement implant, system, and method 12 2011
 
BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER, INC. (1)
* 5,797,920 Catheter apparatus and method using a shape-memory alloy cuff for creating a bypass graft in-vivo 298 1996
 
Evalve, Inc. (45)
6,629,534 Methods and apparatus for cardiac valve repair 499 2000
6,752,813 Methods and devices for capturing and fixing leaflets in valve repair 288 2001
6,770,083 Surgical device for connecting soft tissue 121 2002
7,666,204 Multi-catheter steerable guiding system and methods of use 50 2003
7,563,267 Fixation device and methods for engaging tissue 75 2003
7,226,467 Fixation device delivery catheter, systems and methods of use 113 2003
* 2004/0092,962 Multi-catheter steerable guiding system and methods of use 195 2003
* 2004/0087,975 Fixation device delivery catheter, systems and methods of use 43 2003
7,608,091 Methods and apparatus for cardiac valve repair 81 2003
* 2004/0003,819 Methods and apparatus for cardiac valve repair 160 2003
7,704,269 Methods and apparatus for cardiac valve repair 25 2003
7,563,273 Methods and devices for capturing and fixing leaflets in valve repair 67 2004
* 2004/0225,300 Methods and devices for capturing and fixing leaflets in valve repair 100 2004
* 2005/0033,446 Methods and apparatus for cardiac valve repair 163 2004
7,288,097 Surgical device for connecting soft tissue 33 2004
* 2004/0236,354 Surgical device for connecting soft tissue 24 2004
7,998,151 Leaflet suturing 11 2004
7,753,923 Leaflet suturing 53 2004
7,811,296 Fixation devices for variation in engagement of tissue 7 2004
* 2006/0089,671 Fixation devices for variation in engagement of tissue 40 2004
7,604,646 Locking mechanisms for fixation devices and methods of engaging tissue 56 2005
7,635,329 Methods and devices for tissue grasping and assessment 70 2005
7,682,369 Surgical device for connecting soft tissue 15 2006
* 2006/0135,993 Surgical device for connecting soft tissue 26 2006
7,981,139 Suture anchors and methods of use 8 2006
7,736,388 Fixation devices, systems and methods for engaging tissue 60 2007
8,187,299 Methods and apparatus for cardiac valve repair 14 2007
8,029,518 Methods and devices for capturing and fixing leaflets in valve repair 12 2007
7,655,015 Fixation devices, systems and methods for engaging tissue 50 2007
8,323,334 Methods and apparatus for cardiac valve repair 16 2009
7,682,319 Steerable access sheath and methods of use 66 2009
8,216,256 Detachment mechanism for implantable fixation devices 4 2009
8,343,174 Locking mechanisms for fixation devices and methods of engaging tissue 14 2009
8,734,505 Methods and apparatus for cardiac valve repair 1 2009
8,052,592 Methods and devices for tissue grasping and assessment 9 2009
8,057,493 Fixation devices, systems and methods for engaging tissue 6 2009
8,470,028 Methods, systems and devices for cardiac valve repair 1 2010
8,123,703 Steerable access sheath and methods of use 3 2010
7,981,123 Surgical device for connecting soft tissue 1 2010
8,216,230 Cardiac valve leaflet attachment device and methods thereof 6 2011
8,740,918 Surgical device for connecting soft tissue 8 2011
8,740,920 Fixation devices, systems and methods for engaging tissue 4 2013
9,060,858 Methods, systems and devices for cardiac valve repair 1 2013
9,510,829 Fixation devices, systems and methods for engaging tissue 0 2014
9,510,837 Surgical device for connecting soft tissue 0 2014
 
VASCULAR CONCEPTS HOLDINGS LIMITED (3)
* 5,855,597 Stent valve and stent graft for percutaneous surgery 512 1997
* 6,162,245 Stent valve and stent graft 361 1999
6,245,102 Stent, stent graft and stent valve 509 1999
 
MEDTRONIC COREVALVE LLC (17)
7,914,569 Heart valve prosthesis and methods of manufacture and use 91 2005
7,329,278 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 206 2006
* 2006/0129,235 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 34 2006
9,504,564 Heart valve prosthesis and methods of manufacture and use 0 2006
7,892,281 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 58 2009
8,016,877 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 50 2009
8,603,159 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 14 2009
9,066,799 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 0 2011
* 8,801,779 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 7 2011
* 2011/0213,461 Prosthetic Valve for Transluminal Delivery 8 2011
8,721,708 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 11 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 1 2013
9,060,856 Transcatheter heart valves 1 2014
8,998,979 Transcatheter heart valves 12 2014
RE45865 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 0 2014
 
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (5)
7,331,991 Implantable small percutaneous valve and methods of delivery 20 2006
8,133,270 In-situ formation of a valve 6 2008
7,780,724 Monolithic in situ forming valve system 2 2008
* 2008/0275,550 Implantable small percutaneous valve and methods of delivery 8 2008
8,348,999 In-situ formation of a valve 13 2012
 
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CARDIAQ LLC (21)
8,182,530 Methods and devices for repair or replacement of heart valves or adjacent tissue without the need for full cardiopulmonary support 19 2004
* 2006/0074,484 Methods and devices for repair or replacement of heart valves or adjacent tissue without the need for full cardiopulmonary support 269 2004
8,403,983 Heart valve 58 2009
* 2010/0082,094 HEART VALVE 57 2009
8,414,644 Vascular implant and delivery system 46 2010
8,652,203 Replacement heart valves, delivery devices and methods 26 2011
9,433,514 Method of securing a prosthesis 0 2012
9,486,336 Prosthesis having a plurality of distal and proximal prongs 0 2013
9,456,896 Body cavity prosthesis 0 2013
8,894,702 Replacement heart valve and method 21 2013
9,480,560 Method of securing an intralumenal frame assembly 0 2013
9,339,378 Vascular implant and delivery system 0 2013
9,339,379 Vascular implant and delivery system 0 2013
9,023,100 Replacement heart valves, delivery devices and methods 22 2013
9,339,377 Body cavity prosthesis 0 2013
9,339,380 Vascular implant 0 2014
8,795,356 Vascular implant 36 2014
D755384 Stent 1 2014
9,532,869 Vascular implant 0 2014
9,333,073 Vascular implant and delivery method 0 2014
9,333,074 Vascular implant and delivery system 0 2015
 
MEDTRONIC VASCULAR GALWAY LIMITED (5)
8,303,653 Implant implantation unit and procedure for implanting the unit 21 2008
8,216,301 Implant implantation unit 21 2008
8,206,437 Implant implantation unit and procedure for implanting the unit 19 2009
8,585,756 Methods of treating valves 12 2011
8,579,965 Methods of implanting an implantation device 12 2011
 
ADVANCED BIO PROSTHETIC SURFACE, LTD (1)
7,195,641 Valvular prostheses having metal or pseudometallic construction and methods of manufacture 263 2002
 
MEDTRONIC, INC. (67)
8,551,162 Biologically implantable prosthesis 8 2002
8,025,695 Biologically implantable heart valve system 11 2003
7,578,843 Heart valve prosthesis 51 2003
8,021,421 Prosthesis heart valve fixturing device 19 2003
7,758,606 Intravascular filter with debris entrapment mechanism 10 2004
7,959,674 Suture locking assembly and method of use 8 2004
7,544,206 Method and apparatus for resecting and replacing an aortic valve 151 2004
7,186,265 Prosthetic cardiac valves and systems and methods for implanting thereof 211 2004
7,981,153 Biologically implantable prosthesis methods of using 21 2005
8,562,672 Apparatus for treatment of cardiac valves and method of its manufacture 8 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 18 2006
7,611,535 Fixation band for affixing a prosthetic heart valve to tissue 22 2006
7,967,857 Gasket with spring collar for prosthetic heart valves and methods for making and using them 9 2007
7,503,930 Prosthetic cardiac valves and systems and methods for implanting thereof 16 2007
8,075,615 Prosthetic cardiac valve formed from pericardium material and methods of making same 19 2007
8,821,569 Multiple component prosthetic heart valve assemblies and methods for delivering them 9 2007
7,780,726 Assembly for placing a prosthetic valve in a duct in the body 76 2007
7,771,469 Method for implantation of fixation band and prosthetic heart valve to tissue 23 2007
9,504,568 Replacement prosthetic heart valves and methods of implantation 0 2008
7,871,436 Replacement prosthetic heart valves and methods of implantation 16 2008
* 8,591,570 Prosthetic heart valve for replacing previously implanted heart valve 14 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 17 2008
8,157,852 Delivery systems and methods of implantation for prosthetic heart valves 22 2009
8,157,853 Delivery systems and methods of implantation for prosthetic heart valves 23 2009
9,393,115 Delivery systems and methods of implantation for prosthetic heart valves 0 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 18 2009
7,972,378 Stents for prosthetic heart valves 42 2009
8,430,927 Multiple orifice implantable heart valve and methods of implantation 9 2009
7,951,197 Two-piece prosthetic valves with snap-in connection and methods for use 4 2009
8,696,743 Tissue attachment devices and methods for prosthetic heart valves 10 2009
8,312,825 Methods and apparatuses for assembly of a pericardial prosthetic heart valve 1 2009
8,603,161 Attachment device and methods of using the same 9 2009
8,998,981 Prosthetic heart valve having identifiers for aiding in radiographic positioning 8 2009
8,506,620 Prosthetic cardiac and venous valves 10 2009
9,226,826 Transcatheter valve structure and methods for valve delivery 3 2010
8,834,564 Sinus-engaging valve fixation member 15 2010
9,011,524 Prosthetic heart valves and methods of attaching same 10 2010
* 2010/0274,354 PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES AND METHODS OF ATTACHING SAME 0 2010
8,951,280 Cardiac valve procedure methods and devices 8 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 23 2010
8,105,377 Fixation band for affixing a prosthetic heart valve to tissue 14 2010
8,500,802 Two-piece prosthetic valves with snap-in connection and methods for use 11 2011
9,480,557 Stents for prosthetic heart valves 0 2011
8,349,003 Suture locking assembly and method of use 8 2011
8,623,079 Stents for prosthetic heart valves 1 2011
8,673,000 Stents for prosthetic heart valves 12 2011
8,460,373 Method for implanting a heart valve within an annulus of a patient 8 2011
8,613,765 Prosthetic heart valve systems 12 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 11 2011
9,331,328 Prosthetic cardiac valve from pericardium material and methods of making 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 2 2012
8,511,244 Methods and apparatuses for assembly of a pericardial prosthetic heart valve 10 2012
9,498,329 Apparatus for treatment of cardiac valves and method of its manufacture 0 2013
9,480,556 Replacement prosthetic heart valve, system and method of implant 0 2013
9,333,078 Heart valve assemblies 0 2013
9,333,100 Stents for prosthetic heart valves 0 2013
8,961,593 Prosthetic heart valve systems 9 2013
9,339,382 Stents for prosthetic heart valves 0 2014
9,387,071 Sinus-engaging valve fixation member 0 2014
 
TENDYNE HOLDINGS, INC. (3)
9,480,559 Prosthetic valves and related inventions 0 2012
9,486,306 Inflatable annular sealing device for prosthetic mitral valve 0 2014
9,526,611 Apparatus and methods for delivery of transcatheter prosthetic valves 0 2014
 
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. (4)
7,186,264 Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function 69 2002
7,179,291 Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function 16 2004
* 2005/0070,998 Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function 14 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 22 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 5 2004
 
CEPHEA VALVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (4)
8,728,155 Disk-based valve apparatus and method for the treatment of valve dysfunction 12 2013
8,870,948 System and method for cardiac valve repair and replacement 19 2014
9,492,273 Replacement cardiac valves and methods of use and manufacture 0 2015
9,439,757 Replacement cardiac valves and methods of use and manufacture 0 2015
 
VIACOR, INC. (5)
* 2002/0183,837 Apparatus and method for reducing mitral regurgitation 126 2002
* 2003/0078,654 Method and apparatus for improving mitral valve function 140 2002
7,052,487 Method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation 102 2002
* 2003/0130,730 Method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation 46 2002
7,241,310 Method and apparatus for reducing mitral regurgitation 38 2003
 
ATRIA MEDICAL INC. (1)
* 2005/0148,925 Device and method for controlling in-vivo pressure 34 2005
 
UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI (1)
* 2009/0082,619 METHOD OF TREATING CARDIOMYOPATHY 7 2008
 
MITRALTECH LTD. (2)
8,628,571 Percutaneously-deliverable mechanical valve 16 2012
9,498,332 Percutaneously-deliverable mechanical valve 0 2013
 
TWELVE, INC. (6)
9,421,098 System for mitral valve repair and replacement 0 2011
9,039,757 Prosthetic heart valve devices, prosthetic mitral valves and associated systems and methods 12 2013
9,034,032 Prosthetic heart valve devices, prosthetic mitral valves and associated systems and methods 16 2013
9,034,033 Prosthetic heart valve devices, prosthetic mitral valves and associated systems and methods 12 2013
9,125,740 Prosthetic heart valve devices and associated systems and methods 1 2013
9,295,552 Prosthetic heart valve devices, prosthetic mitral valves and associated systems and methods 0 2015
 
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 131 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 114 2001
* 2002/0161,378 Apparatuses and methods for performing minimally invasive diagnostic and surgical procedures inside of a beating heart 24 2001
 
CARDIO TECHNOLOGIES (1)
8,721,665 Method and apparatus for circulatory valve repair 8 2012
 
GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC. (5)
7,959,634 Orthopedic surgery access devices 8 2005
7,909,873 Delivery apparatus and methods for vertebrostenting 13 2007
9,192,397 Devices and methods for fracture reduction 0 2009
8,623,025 Delivery apparatus and methods for vertebrostenting 0 2010
9,480,485 Devices and methods for vertebrostenting 0 2010
 
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 275 2004
8,109,995 Percutaneously implantable replacement heart valve device and method of making same 10 2008
* 2009/0030,511 Percutaneously implantable replacement heart valve device and method of making same 9 2008
8,361,144 Percutaneously deliverable heart valve and methods associated therewith 3 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
 
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 237 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 186 2002
7,682,390 Assembly for setting a valve prosthesis in a corporeal duct 143 2002
7,018,406 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 452 2003
* 2004/0093,060 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 171 2003
8,579,966 Prosthetic valve for transluminal delivery 17 2004
* 2005/0033,398 Assembly for setting a valve prosthesis in a corporeal duct 319 2004
* 2006/0259,136 Heart valve prosthesis and methods of manufacture and use 273 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 19 2006
8,377,037 Medical device with slotted memory metal tube 1 2011
 
CVDEVICES, LLC (1)
9,517,148 Devices, systems, and methods for the prevention of stroke 0 2010
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (85)
8,840,663 Repositionable heart valve method 28 2003
8,603,160 Method of using a retrievable heart valve anchor with a sheath 39 2003
8,182,528 Locking heart valve anchor 57 2003
7,381,219 Low profile heart valve and delivery system 152 2003
7,780,725 Everting heart valve 83 2004
9,526,609 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve 0 2004
7,445,631 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve 114 2004
7,329,279 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve 155 2004
7,566,343 Cardiac valve, system, and method 14 2004
8,343,213 Leaflet engagement elements and methods for use thereof 47 2004
* 7,748,389 Leaflet engagement elements and methods for use thereof 120 2004
7,959,666 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a heart valve 45 2004
7,824,442 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a heart valve 50 2004
7,267,686 Implantable prosthetic valve 117 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 6 2005
7,670,368 Venous valve apparatus, system, and method 9 2005
7,867,274 Valve apparatus, system and method 2 2005
7,244,242 Valve treatment catheter and methods 16 2005
7,722,666 Valve apparatus, system and method 63 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 38 2005
8,052,749 Methods and apparatus for endovascular heart valve replacement comprising tissue grasping elements 45 2005
7,569,071 Venous valve, system, and method with sinus pocket 34 2005
8,287,584 Medical implant deployment tool 27 2005
8,579,962 Methods and apparatus for performing valvuloplasty 26 2005
7,799,038 Translumenal apparatus, system, and method 8 2006
7,824,443 Medical implant delivery and deployment tool 51 2006
7,712,606 Two-part package for medical implant 65 2006
7,776,053 Implantable valve system 0 2006
7,988,724 Systems and methods for delivering a medical implant 36 2007
9,005,273 Assessing the location and performance of replacement heart valves 21 2007
7,780,627 Valve treatment catheter and methods 1 2007
8,828,079 Circulatory valve, system and method 10 2007
7,892,276 Valve with delayed leaflet deployment 0 2007
7,967,853 Percutaneous valve, system and method 33 2008
8,252,052 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve 36 2008
8,048,153 Low profile heart valve and delivery system 59 2008
8,231,670 Repositionable heart valve and method 43 2008
8,668,733 Everting heart valve 36 2008
8,992,608 Everting heart valve 24 2009
8,002,824 Cardiac valve, system, and method 0 2009
7,951,189 Venous valve, system, and method with sinus pocket 3 2009
8,951,299 Medical devices and delivery systems for delivering medical devices 10 2009
8,328,868 Medical devices and delivery systems for delivering medical devices 38 2009
* 2010/0082,093 Medical Devices 1 2009
8,512,399 Valve apparatus, system and method 10 2009
8,136,659 Two-part package for medical implant 10 2010
9,301,843 Venous valve apparatus, system, and method 3 2010
9,370,419 Valve apparatus, system and method 0 2010
8,137,394 Valve with delayed leaflet deployment 0 2011
8,460,365 Venous valve, system, and method with sinus pocket 8 2011
8,623,078 Replacement valve and anchor 16 2011
8,858,620 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a heart valve 26 2011
8,894,703 Systems and methods for delivering a medical implant 18 2011
8,470,023 Percutaneous valve, system, and method 23 2011
8,932,349 Cardiac valve, system, and method 8 2011
9,028,542 Venous valve, system, and method 1 2011
8,623,076 Low profile heart valve and delivery system 14 2011
8,840,662 Repositionable heart valve and method 16 2011
8,617,236 Medical devices and delivery systems for delivering medical devices 27 2011
9,011,521 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve 15 2011
9,393,094 Two-part package for medical implant 0 2012
8,414,641 Valve with delayed leaflet deployment 0 2012
8,672,997 Valve with sinus 8 2012
8,998,976 Coupling system for medical devices 5 2012
* 2012/0330,409 Methods and Apparatus for Endovascularly Replacing a Patient's Heart Valve 26 2012
9,131,926 Direct connect flush system 1 2012
8,940,014 Bond between components of a medical device 2 2012
8,951,243 Medical device handle 0 2012
9,510,945 Medical device handle 0 2012
9,277,993 Medical device delivery systems 0 2012
8,956,405 Collapsible caged-ball prosthetic valve for transcatheter delivery and method of use 0 2013
9,421,083 Percutaneous valve, system and method 0 2013
9,358,106 Methods and apparatus for performing valvuloplasty 0 2013
9,393,113 Retrievable heart valve anchor and method 0 2013
9,358,110 Medical devices and delivery systems for delivering medical devices 0 2013
9,277,991 Low profile heart valve and delivery system 0 2013
9,308,085 Repositionable heart valve and method 0 2014
9,320,599 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a heart valve 0 2014
9,532,872 Systems and methods for delivering a medical implant 0 2014
9,387,076 Medical devices and delivery systems for delivering medical devices 0 2014
9,370,421 Medical device handle 0 2014
9,474,609 Venous valve, system, and method with sinus pocket 0 2015
 
Evalva, Inc. (1)
7,938,827 Cardiac valve leaflet attachment device and methods thereof 4 2009
 
HORIZON TECHNOLOGY FUNDING COMPANY LLC (3)
* 6,641,610 Valve designs for left ventricular conduits 73 1999
6,881,199 Left ventricular conduit with blood vessel graft 82 2001
7,011,095 Valve designs for left ventricular conduits 34 2003
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION (1)
7,682,385 Artificial valve 0 2006
 
DIRECT FLOW MEDICAL, INC. (2)
9,308,360 Translumenally implantable heart valve with formed in place support 0 2010
9,445,897 Prosthetic implant delivery device with introducer catheter 0 2013
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