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A device for treatment of mitral annulus dilation is disclosed, wherein the device comprises two states. In a first of these states the device is insertable into the coronary sinus and has a shape of the coronary sinus. When positioned in the coronary sinus, the device is transferable to the second state assuming a reduced radius of curvature, whereby the radius of curvature of the coronary sinus and the radius of curvature as well as the circumference of the mitral annulus is reduced.

Title
Method and device for treatment of mitral insufficiency
Application Number
10/329720
Publication Number
6997951 (B2)
Application Date
December 24, 2002
Publication Date
February 14, 2006
Inventor
Stevan Nielsen
Rottenberg
DE
Ib Joergensen
Haigerloch
DE
Karl Ludwig Eckert
Marthalen
CH
Suk Woo Ha
Langwiesen
CH
Kenneth J Michlitsch
Livermore
CA, US
Gerd Seibold
Ammerbuch
DE
Bodo Quint
Rottenburg-Seebronn
DE
Randolf von Oepen
Tubingen
DE
Per Ola Kimblad
Lund
SE
Jan Otto Solem
Stetten
CH
Agent
David L Hauser
Assignee
Edwards Lifesciences
CH
IPC
A61F 2/24
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