Methods and conduits for flowing blood from a heart chamber to a blood vessel

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7736327
APP PUB NO 20080262602A1
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Disclosed is a conduit that provides a bypass around an occlusion or stenosis in a coronary artery. The conduit is a tube adapted to be positioned in the heart wall to provide a passage for blood to flow between a heart chamber and a coronary artery, at a site distal to the occlusion or stenosis. The conduit has a section of blood vessel attached to its interior lumen which preferably includes at least one naturally occurring one-way valve positioned therein. The valve prevents the backflow of blood from the coronary artery into the heart chamber.

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JENAVALVE TECHNOLOGY, INC.WILMINGTON, DE44

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Phelps, David Y Louisville, US 44 1979
Wilk, Peter J New York, US 313 23664
Wolf, Scott J Minneapolis, US 54 2430

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