US Patent No: 8,109,996

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Minimally-invasive cardiac-valve prosthesis

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A cardiac-valve prosthesis is adapted for percutaneous implantation. The prosthesis includes an armature adapted for deployment in a radially expanded implantation position, the armature including a support portion and an anchor portion, which are substantially axially coextensive with respect to one another. A set of leaflets is coupled to the support portion. The leaflets can be deployed with the armature in the implantation position. The leaflets define, in the implantation position, a flow duct that is selectably obstructable. The anchor portion can be deployed to enable anchorage of the cardiac-valve prosthesis at an implantation site.

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SORIN GROUP ITALIA S.R.L.41037 MIRANDOLA (MO)59

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Bergamasco, Giovanni Turin, IT 20 263
Burriesci, Gaetano Palermo, IT 19 254
Stacchino, Carla Turin, IT 17 477

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