Method of in situ formation of translumenally deployable heart valve support

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7445630

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20060020333A1

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A method of implanting a prosthetic valve within the heart comprises translumenally advancing a prosthetic valve comprising an inflatable structure to a position proximate a native valve of the heart. A first chamber of the inflatable structure is inflated and then, independently, a second chamber of the inflatable structure is inflated.

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  • DIRECT FLOW MEDICAL, INC.

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Bishop, Gordon B Santa Rosa, CA 21 1161
Lashinski, Randall T Santa Rosa, CA 45 2468

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