A medical apparatus and method for remodeling a mitral valve annulus adjacent to the coronary sinus includes an elongate body having a proximal end and a distal end. The elongate body is movable from a first, flexible configuration for transluminal delivery to at least a portion of the coronary sinus to a second configuration for remodeling the mitral valve annulus.

Title
Transluminal mitral annuloplasty with active anchoring
Application Number
10/634643
Publication Number
20040138744
Application Date
August 5, 2003
Publication Date
July 15, 2004
Inventor
Jan Lau
Windsor
CA, US
Matthew Birdsall
Santa Rosa
CA, US
David Taylor
Lake Forest
CA, US
Randall Lashinski
Santa Rosa
CA, US
Agent
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
CA, US
IPC
A61F 02/24
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