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A prosthetic valve for implantation within a fluid conducting lumen within a body includes an elongate generally cylindrical radially collapsible valve body scaffold defining a fluid passageway therethrough for retentive positioning within the lumen. A radially collapsible leaf valve member is supported by the scaffold includes a number of valve leafs deflectable between a closed position restricting fluid flow through the passageway and an open position permitting fluid flow through the passageway. The leaf valve member includes an interior leaf valve frame defining a valve leaf aperture which is sealed by a fluid impermeable non-thrombogenic lining to prevent fluid flow therethrough.

Title
Implantable prosthetic valve
Application Number
10/191667
Publication Number
6685739 (B2)
Application Date
July 9, 2002
Publication Date
February 3, 2004
Inventor
Peter Marshall
Newburyport
MA, US
Kristian DiMatteo
Watertown
MA, US
Agent
Hoffman & Baron
US
Assignee
SciMed Life Systems
MN, US
IPC
A61F 2/06
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