Percutaneously-inserted cardiac valve

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07881969

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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 5144

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