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The subject invention relates to a valve replacement system together with methods of preparation and use, are provided for endovascular replacement of a heart valve in a host. The valve replacement system includes up to five components: (1) a prosthetic valve device, (2) a valve introducer device, (3) an intraluminal procedure device, (4) a procedure device capsule, and (5) a tissue cutter. The system provides for endovascular removal of a malfunctioning valve and subsequent replacement with a permanent prosthetic heart valve.

Title
Endovascular aortic valve replacement
Application Number
7/730559
Publication Number
5370685
Application Date
July 16, 1991
Publication Date
December 6, 1994
Inventor
John H Stevens
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Crosby Heafey Roach & May
Assignee
Stanford Surgical Technologies
CA, US
IPC
A61M 29/00
A61B 17/32
A61B 17/36
A61F 2/24
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