Mechanical heart valve and production method thereof

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PATENT NO 6875230
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10111244

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An artificial heart valve comprising a tubular base body having sinuse(s) of Valsalva and valve cusp(s) provided inside the base body, characterized in that the base body and the valve cusps comprise a bioabsorbable polymer material.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
GUNZE LIMITEDKYOTO88
TOKYO WOMEN'S MEDICAL UNIVERSITYTOKYO23

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hirata, Shigeyuki Moriyama, JP 2 90
Imai, Yasuharu Tokyo, JP 18 171
Morita, Shinichiro Ayabe, JP 7 132
Nakamura, Saburo Ayabe, JP 9 172
Shin'oka, Toshiharu Tokyo, JP 2 70

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