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This invention discloses a percutaneously deliverable heart valve and methods of implantation thereof comprising a valve implantation system to be placed at a body channel of a patient comprising a flexible tissue valve with a plurality of valvular leaflets, each of the leaflets having an in-flow edge, an out-flow edge, and side edges, the plurality of leaflets being sewn together at least a potion of their side edges to form an annulus at about the in-flow edge and a plurality of commissure tissues; an annulus base support secured to the annulus, wherein the annulus base support is collapsible and expandable, and commissural fixation means for securing each of the plurality of commissure tissues onto a wall of the body channel.

Title
Percutaneously deliverable heart valve and methods of implantation
Application Number
10/342093
Publication Number
6830585 (B1)
Application Date
January 14, 2003
Publication Date
December 14, 2004
Inventor
Hosheng Tu
Newport Beach
CA, US
Rodolfo C Quijano
Laguna Hills
CA, US
Jason Artof
Newport Beach
CA, US
Agent
Jones Day
US
Assignee
3F Therapeutics
CA, US
IPC
A61F 2/24
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