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
Methods and apparatus for remodeling an extravascular tissue structure
Application Number
11/331671
Publication Number
20060116757
Application Date
January 13, 2006
Publication Date
June 1, 2006
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
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation
CA, US
IPC
A61F 02/24
View Original Source