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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 1486
Figulla, Hans-Reiner Jena, DE 25 1265

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6,344,044 Apparatus and methods for delivery of intraluminal prosthesis 82 2000
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2006/0229,719 Highly flexible heart valve connecting band 75 2005
2007/0005,131 Heart valve delivery system 182 2005
2006/0009,842 Contoured heart valve suture rings 85 2005
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2007/0112,422 Transapical heart valve delivery system and method 232 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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2008/0071,362 Valve prosthesis implantation techniques 157 2007
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GI Dynamics, Inc. (1)
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OREGON HEALTH & SCIENCE UNIVERSITY (4)
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UNIVERSITY OF 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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