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Methods and systems for minimally invasive replacement of a valve. The system includes a collapsible valve and anchoring structure, devices and methods for expanding the valve anchoring structure, adhesive means to seal the valve to the surrounding tissue, a catheter-based valve sizing and delivery system, native valve removal means, and a temporary valve and filter assembly to facilitate removal of debris material. The valve assembly comprises a valve and anchoring structure for the valve, dimensioned to fit substantially within the valve sinus.

Title
Minimally invasive valve replacement system
Application Number
10/680071
Publication Number
7101396 (B2)
Application Date
October 6, 2003
Publication Date
September 5, 2006
Inventor
Keith E Myers
Lake Forest
CA, US
Tuoc Tan Nguyen
Irvine
CA, US
Jason Artof
Huntington Beach
CA, US
Agent
Jones Day
Assignee
3F Therapeutics
CA, US
IPC
A61F 2/24
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