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Self-expandable medical instrument for treating defects in a patient's heart

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The invention relates to a self-expandable medical instrument (100) for treating defects in a patient's heart, in particular for the transvascular implantation of a prosthetic heart valve (30), wherein the medical instrument (100) is introducible into the body of a patient in a minimally-invasive procedure using a catheter system (40) and comprises a stent (1) made of a flexible mesh (2) of thin wires or filaments (2'). In order to realize a positioning of medical instrument (100) in the patient's heart which is as precise as possible and to securely anchor same there, it is provided for the stent (1) composed of the flexible mesh (2) to exhibit in the expanded state of the medical instrument (100) a distal retention area (10) with a laterally-inverted beaded portion (12) which is engageable in at least one pocket (51) of the patient's defective heart valve (50), a proximal retention area (20), and a center area (15) positioned between the distal and the proximal retention area (10, 20).

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JENAVALVE TECHNOLOGY, INC.WILMINGTON, DE31

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Ferrari, Markus Jena, DE 28 1591
Figulla, Hans-Reiner Jena, DE 25 1362

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6,231,602 Aortic annuloplasty ring 238 1999
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6,338,740 Flexible heart valve leaflets 152 2000
6,344,044 Apparatus and methods for delivery of intraluminal prosthesis 88 2000
6,454,799 Minimally-invasive heart valves and methods of use 455 2000
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2003/0050,694 Methods and apparatuses for deploying minimally-invasive heart valves 346 2001
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7,137,184 Continuous heart valve support frame and method of manufacture 107 2003
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7,381,218 System and method for implanting a two-part prosthetic heart valve 202 2004
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2006/0229,719 Highly flexible heart valve connecting band 83 2005
2007/0005,131 Heart valve delivery system 189 2005
2006/0009,842 Contoured heart valve suture rings 89 2005
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2007/0112,422 Transapical heart valve delivery system and method 244 2005
7,473,275 Stress absorbing flexible heart valve frame 54 2006
2006/0229,718 Stress absorbing flexible heart valve frame 39 2006
2007/0244,551 Holders for prosthetic aortic heart valves 37 2006
2006/0287,717 Methods for rapid deployment of prosthetic heart valves 135 2006
2006/0287,719 Rapid deployment prosthetic heart valve 99 2006
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2008/0021,546 System for deploying balloon-expandable heart valves 77 2006
2008/0154,355 Implantable prosthetic valve assembly and method of making the same 193 2006
2008/0065,011 INTEGRATED HEART VALVE DELIVERY SYSTEM 179 2007
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2008/0269,878 MINIMALLY-INVASIVE HEART VALVE WITH CUSP POSITIONERS 169 2008
 
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2007/0288,087 Artificial valve prosthesis 89 2007
 
MEDTRONIC VENTOR TECHNOLOGIES LTD. (7)
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2008/0071,361 Leaflet-sensitive valve fixation member 196 2007
2008/0071,362 Valve prosthesis implantation techniques 166 2007
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2008/0071,368 Sinus-engaging valve fixation member 152 2007
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GI Dynamics, Inc. (1)
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UNIVERSITAT ZURICH (1)
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KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (1)
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MEDTRONIC COREVALVE LLC (6)
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TDK CORPORATION (1)
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MEDTRONIC, INC. (7)
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2007/0203,576 APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR MAKING LEAFLETS AND VALVE PROSTHESES INCLUDING SUCH LEAFLETS 82 2007
 
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