Implantable prosthetic valve

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United States of America Patent

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7267686

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20050065594A1

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10985534

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A prosthetic valve for implantation within a fluid conducting lumen within a body includes an elongate generally cylindrical radially collapsible valve body scaffold defining a fluid passageway therethrough for retentive positioning within the lumen. A radially collapsible leaf valve member is supported by the scaffold includes a number of valve leafs deflectable between a closed position restricting fluid flow through the passageway and an open position permitting fluid flow through the passageway. The leaf valve member includes an interior leaf valve frame defining a valve leaf aperture which is sealed by a fluid impermeable non-thrombogenic lining to prevent fluid flow therethrough.

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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.MAPLE GROVE, MN5082

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DiMatteo, Kristian Watertown, MA 104 4760
Marshall, Peter Newburyport, MA 17 1635

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Sadra Medical, a Delaware Corporation (5)
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Reger Medical Inc. (1)
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UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE (1)
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Children's Medical Center Corporation (2)
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6896700 Tri-leaflet mechanical heart valve 59 2003
 
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6769434 Method and apparatus for performing a procedure on a cardiac valve 327 2001
6846325 Fixation band for affixing a prosthetic heart valve to tissue 178 2001
6955689 Annuloplasty band and method 117 2001
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6786924 Annuloplasty band and method 124 2002
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6761735 Heart valve fixation process and apparatus 48 2002
2004/0122,516 Biologically implantable prosthesis and methods of using the same 263 2002
7033390 Prosthetic heart valve system 57 2003
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2004/0030,381 Heart valve prosthesis 137 2003
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2005/0149,181 Bileaflet prosthetic valve and method of manufacture 129 2004
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2004/0210,305 Suture locking assembly and method of use 105 2004
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2004/0044,350 Steerable access sheath and methods of use 241 2003
 
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6719790 Prosthetic heart valve with increased valve lumen 71 2002
2003/0229,394 Processed tissue for medical device formation 86 2002
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6726715 Fiber-reinforced heart valve prosthesis 85 2001
2004/0044,403 Tissue-engineered vascular structures 59 2003
 
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2005/0244,460 Biodegradable crosslinking strategies using triglycidyl amine (TGA) 39 2005
 
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* 9017396 Prosthetic valves for medical application 0 2004
* 2006/0161,250 Prosthetic valves for medical application 40 2004
9078749 Truncated cone heart valve stent 14 2014
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OrbusNeich Medical, Inc. (2)
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8088060 Progenitor endothelial cell capturing with a drug eluting implantable medical device 5 2006
 
CORDIS CORPORATION (1)
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ST. JUDE MEDICAL, CARDIOLOGY DIVISION, INC. (19)
8814931 Staged deployment devices and methods for transcatheter heart valve delivery systems 0 2011
9039759 Repositioning of prosthetic heart valve and deployment 5 2011
8932343 Blunt ended stent for prosthetic heart valve 4 2011
8778019 Staged deployment devices and method for transcatheter heart valve delivery 4 2011
9011527 Valve leaflet attachment in collapsible prosthetic valves 6 2011
9314163 Tissue sensing device for sutureless valve selection 0 2013
9186238 Aortic great vessel protection 0 2013
9554902 Leaflet in configuration for function in various shapes and sizes 0 2013
9289292 Valve cuff support 0 2013
9241791 Valve assembly for crimp profile 1 2013
9398951 Self-actuating sealing portions for paravalvular leak protection 0 2013
9339274 Paravalvular leak occlusion device for self-expanding heart valves 0 2013
9326856 Cuff configurations for prosthetic heart valve 0 2013
9131982 Mediguide-enabled renal denervation system for ensuring wall contact and mapping lesion locations 0 2013
D730520 Stent with commissure attachments 0 2013
D730521 Stent with commissure attachments 0 2013
9480563 Valve holder with leaflet protection 0 2014
9545308 Staged deployment devices and methods for transcatheter heart valve delivery systems 0 2014
9549818 Pneumatically power-assisted tavi delivery system 0 2014
 
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT EINDHOVEN (1)
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9532868 Collapsible-expandable prosthetic heart valves with structures for clamping native tissue 0 2007
8784481 Collapsible/expandable prosthetic heart valves with native calcified leaflet retention features 16 2008
8425593 Collapsible prosthetic heart valves 15 2008
8808356 Collapsible and re-expandable prosthetic heart valve cuff designs and complementary technological applications 16 2009
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D684692 Forked ends 9 2010
D660967 Surgical stent 34 2010
D660432 Commissure point 26 2010
D660433 Surgical stent assembly 29 2010
D654169 Forked ends 31 2010
D654170 Stent connections 33 2010
D653341 Surgical stent 31 2010
D653342 Stent connections 33 2010
D653343 Surgical cuff 39 2010
D652926 Forked end 35 2010
D652927 Surgical stent 31 2010
D648854 Commissure points 33 2010
8845721 Collapsible prosthetic heart valves 7 2013
9289290 Collapsible/expandable prosthetic heart valves with native calcified leaflet retention features 0 2014
9351831 Collapsible and re-expandable prosthetic heart valve cuff designs and complementary technological applications 0 2014
9241794 Collapsible prosthetic heart valves 5 2014
9220594 Collapsible and re-expandable prosthetic heart valve cuff designs and complementary technological applications 1 2014
9351832 Collapsible and re-expandable prosthetic heart valve cuff designs and complementary technological applications 0 2015
9289296 Collapsible and re-expandable prosthetic heart valve cuff designs and complementary technological applications 0 2015
9364321 Collapsible/expandable prosthetic heart valves with native calcified leaflet retention features 0 2015
9351828 Collapsible prosthetic heart valves 0 2015
9414911 Collapsible prosthetic heart valves 0 2015
9345571 Collapsible prosthetic heart valves 0 2015
9545307 Collapsible prosthetic heart valves 0 2016
9549815 Collapsible prosthetic heart valves 0 2016
 
HLT, Inc. (1)
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St. Jude Medical, Cardiology Divisions, Inc. (2)
9393109 Commissure attachment feature for prosthetic heart valve 0 2013
9545309 Repositioning of prosthetic heart valve and deployment 0 2015
 
NVT AG (1)
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MEDTRONIC, INC. (3)
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8834564 Sinus-engaging valve fixation member 17 2010
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Thubrikar Aortic Valve, Inc. (2)
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TENDYNE HOLDINGS, INC. (3)
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Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc. (2)
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EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION (1)
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MEDTRONIC-COREVALVE INC. (1)
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JENAVALVE TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
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HOCOR Cardiovascular Technologies LLC (4)
8663318 Method and apparatus for percutaneous aortic valve replacement 10 2007
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8663319 Methods and apparatus for percutaneous aortic valve replacement 11 2008
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SADRA MEDICAL, INC. (2)
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8211170 Medical devices and delivery systems for delivering medical devices 0 2009
 
Sadra Medicl, Inc. (1)
8246678 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve 35 2007
 
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8840663 Repositionable heart valve method 31 2003
8603160 Method of using a retrievable heart valve anchor with a sheath 42 2003
8182528 Locking heart valve anchor 61 2003
9526609 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve 0 2004
8343213 Leaflet engagement elements and methods for use thereof 50 2004
8828078 Methods and apparatus for endovascular heart valve replacement comprising tissue grasping elements 41 2005
8052749 Methods and apparatus for endovascular heart valve replacement comprising tissue grasping elements 49 2005
8579962 Methods and apparatus for performing valvuloplasty 28 2005
9005273 Assessing the location and performance of replacement heart valves 22 2007
* 7604662 Endoprostheses containing boride intermetallic phases 2 2007
8252052 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve 37 2008
8231670 Repositionable heart valve and method 46 2008
8668733 Everting heart valve 39 2008
8992608 Everting heart valve 27 2009
8328868 Medical devices and delivery systems for delivering medical devices 38 2009
8623078 Replacement valve and anchor 17 2011
8858620 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a heart valve 29 2011
8894703 Systems and methods for delivering a medical implant 20 2011
9028542 Venous valve, system, and method 1 2011
8623076 Low profile heart valve and delivery system 14 2011
8840662 Repositionable heart valve and method 17 2011
8617236 Medical devices and delivery systems for delivering medical devices 28 2011
9011521 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve 16 2011
8998976 Coupling system for medical devices 6 2012
9358106 Methods and apparatus for performing valvuloplasty 0 2013
9393113 Retrievable heart valve anchor and method 0 2013
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9277991 Low profile heart valve and delivery system 0 2013
9308085 Repositionable heart valve and method 0 2014
9320599 Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a heart valve 0 2014
9532872 Systems and methods for delivering a medical implant 0 2014
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GENOMNIA SRL (2)
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COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC (2)
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MEDTRONIC VENTOR TECHNOLOGIES LTD. (15)
8876894 Leaflet-sensitive valve fixation member 24 2007
8876895 Valve fixation member having engagement arms 31 2007
8414643 Sinus-engaging valve fixation member 38 2007
8348995 Axial-force fixation member for valve 34 2007
8348996 Valve prosthesis implantation techniques 27 2007
8052750 Valve prosthesis fixation techniques using sandwiching 62 2007
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8313525 Valve suturing and implantation procedures 31 2008
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8771346 Valve prosthetic fixation techniques using sandwiching 19 2011
8771345 Valve prosthesis fixation techniques using sandwiching 20 2011
8747460 Methods for implanting a valve prothesis 21 2011
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