US Patent No: 6,730,118

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Implantable prosthetic valve

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A valve prosthesis device is disclosed suitable for implantation in body ducts. The device comprises a support stent, comprised of a deployable construction adapted to be initially crimped in a narrow configuration suitable for catheterization through the body duct to a target location and adapted to be deployed by exerting substantially radial forces from within by means of a deployment device to a deployed state in the target location, and a valve assembly comprising a flexible conduit having an inlet end and an outlet, made of pliant material attached to the support beams providing collapsible slack portions of the conduit at the outlet. The support stent is provided with a plurality of longitudinally rigid support beams of fixed length. When flow is allowed to pass through the valve prosthesis device from the inlet to the outlet, the valve assembly is kept in an open position, whereas a reverse flow is prevented as the collapsible slack portions of the valve assembly collapse inwardly providing blockage to the reverse flow.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES PVT, INC.IRVINE, CA15

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bash, Assaf Givat Ada, IL 33 1405
Benichu, Netanel Nir Etzion, IL 10 918
Spenser, Benjamin Zichron Ya'acov, IL 69 1746
Zakai, Avraham Zichron Yaacov, IL 19 893

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GABBAY, SHLOMO (1)
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Roy; Kathryn (1)
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TAHERI ENTERPRISES, LLC (1)
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The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York (1)
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UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD (1)
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EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION (46)
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7,530,253 Prosthetic valve crimping device 3 2006
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8,652,202 Prosthetic heart valve and delivery apparatus 0 2009
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8,574,257 System, device, and method for providing access in a cardiovascular environment 0 2009
8,449,625 Methods of measuring heart valve annuluses for valve replacement 2 2009
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8,568,475 Spiraled commissure attachment for prosthetic valve 2 2011
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8,696,742 Unitary quick-connect prosthetic heart valve deployment methods 1 2012
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8,709,077 Methods of implanting minimally-invasive prosthetic heart valves 0 2013
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MEDTRONIC, INC. (43)
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7,959,674 Suture locking assembly and method of use 0 2004
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7,186,265 Prosthetic cardiac valves and systems and methods for implanting thereof 112 2004
7,981,153 Biologically implantable prosthesis methods of using 5 2005
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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 3 2006
7,611,535 Fixation band for affixing a prosthetic heart valve to tissue 12 2006
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8,430,927 Multiple orifice implantable heart valve and methods of implantation 0 2009
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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 0 2009
8,506,620 Prosthetic cardiac and venous valves 0 2009
8,834,564 Sinus-engaging valve fixation member 0 2010
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8,652,204 Transcatheter valve with torsion spring fixation and related systems and methods 0 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
8,673,000 Stents for prosthetic heart valves 0 2011
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8,623,080 Biologically implantable prosthesis and methods of using the same 0 2011
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SADRA MEDICAL, INC. (34)
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7,780,725 Everting heart valve 25 2004
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7,329,279 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve 68 2004
8,343,213 Leaflet engagement elements and methods for use thereof 2 2004
7,748,389 Leaflet engagement elements and methods for use thereof 37 2004
7,959,666 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a heart valve 7 2004
7,824,442 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a heart valve 9 2004
8,828,078 Methods and apparatus for endovascular heart valve replacement comprising tissue grasping elements 0 2005
8,062,357 Methods and apparatus for endovascular heart valve replacement comprising tissue grasping elements 0 2005
8,052,749 Methods and apparatus for endovascular heart valve replacement comprising tissue grasping elements 2 2005
8,287,584 Medical implant deployment tool 4 2005
8,579,962 Methods and apparatus for performing valvuloplasty 1 2005
7,824,443 Medical implant delivery and deployment tool 10 2006
7,712,606 Two-part package for medical implant 26 2006
7,988,724 Systems and methods for delivering a medical implant 2 2007
8,075,614 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve 0 2007
8,252,052 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve 3 2008
8,048,153 Low profile heart valve and delivery system 5 2008
8,231,670 Repositionable heart valve and method 3 2008
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8,062,356 Repositionable heart valve and method 0 2008
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8,211,170 Medical devices and delivery systems for delivering medical devices 0 2009
8,136,659 Two-part package for medical implant 3 2010
8,623,078 Replacement valve and anchor 1 2011
8,858,620 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a heart valve 0 2011
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7,878,966 Ventricular assist and support device 0 2005
7,780,722 Venous valve apparatus, system, and method 1 2005
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7,244,242 Valve treatment catheter and methods 9 2005
7,722,666 Valve apparatus, system and method 28 2005
8,012,198 Venous valve, system, and method 1 2005
7,569,071 Venous valve, system, and method with sinus pocket 20 2005
7,799,038 Translumenal apparatus, system, and method 4 2006
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SORIN GROUP ITALIA S.R.L. (17)
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ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC. (17)
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8,551,160 Device for the implantation and fixation of prosthetic valves 2 2011
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MEDTRONIC VENTOR TECHNOLOGIES LTD. (12)
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8,142,492 Prosthetic valve implantation systems 1 2007
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MEDTRONIC COREVALVE LLC (10)
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8,721,714 Delivery system for deployment of medical devices 0 2008
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8,628,570 Assembly for placing a prosthetic valve in a duct in the body 0 2011
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COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC (6)
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CardiacMC, Inc. (1)
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REYNOLDS M. DELGADO III (1)
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