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A cardiac valve implanted within the heart is given where a expansible valve maintained in a collapsed form by cold temperature is percutaneously inserted along a releasable guide wire in a cooled sheath and when positioned is expanded by withdrawing the cold temperature.

Title
Percutaneously-inserted cardiac valve
Application Number
7/881969
Publication Number
5332402
Application Date
May 12, 1992
Publication Date
July 26, 1994
Inventor
George P Teitelbaum
12138 Laurel Terrace Dr., Studio City, 92604
CA, US
Agent
James H Laughlin Jr
IPC
A61F 2/24
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