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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, DE29

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Ferrari, Markus Jena, DE 28 1438
Figulla, Hans-Reiner Jena, DE 25 1221

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2006/0009,842 Contoured heart valve suture rings 85 2005
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2007/0112,422 Transapical heart valve delivery system and method 224 2005
7,473,275 Stress absorbing flexible heart valve frame 49 2006
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MEDTRONIC VENTOR TECHNOLOGIES LTD. (7)
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2008/0071,361 Leaflet-sensitive valve fixation member 180 2007
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2008/0071,368 Sinus-engaging valve fixation member 141 2007
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UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH (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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