Everting heart valve

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7780725
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10870340

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The present invention provides methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve. The apparatus includes a replacement valve and an expandable anchor configured for endovascular delivery to a vicinity of the patient's heart valve. In some embodiments, the replacement valve is adapted to wrap about the anchor, for example, by everting during endovascular deployment. In some embodiments, the replacement valve is not connected to expandable portions of the anchor. In some embodiments, the anchor is configured for active foreshortening during endovascular deployment. In some embodiments, the anchor includes expandable lip and skirt regions for engaging the patient's heart valve during deployment. In some embodiments, the anchor comprises a braid fabricated from a single strand of wire. In some embodiments, the apparatus includes a lock configured to maintain anchor expansion. The invention also includes methods for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve. In some embodiments, the method includes the steps of endovascularly delivering a replacement valve and an expandable anchor to a vicinity of the heart valve, wrapping at least a portion of the replacement valve about the anchor, and expanding the anchor to a deployed configuration.

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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.MAPLE GROVE, MN5275

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Geshlider, Robert A San Francisco, US 41 6843
Haug, Ulrich R Campbell, US 49 7979
Michlitsch, Kenneth J Livermore, US 76 5882
Morejohn, Dwight P Davis, US 107 11472
Salahieh, Amr Saratoga, US 164 16403
Saul, Tom El Granada, US 82 6800
Valencia, Hans F Berkeley, US 63 7907

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