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A cardiovascular valve system including a permanent base unit that is affixed to the patient using conventional sutures or staples, and a collapsible valve having a collapsible frame that mates with the permanent base unit, and supports valve leaflets. An installed collapsible frame may be re-collapsed and disengaged from the permanent housing. A new collapsible valve is then installed, to resume the function of the prosthesis.

Title
Bioprosthetic cardiovascular valve system
Application Number
10/341049
Publication Number
7011681 (B2)
Application Date
January 13, 2003
Publication Date
March 14, 2006
Inventor
Ivan Vesely
Lakewood
OH, US
Agent
Kusner & Jaffe
Assignee
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
OH, US
IPC
A61F 2/06
A61F 2/24
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