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A prosthetic device including a valve-orifice attachment member attachable to a valve in a blood vessel and including a fluid inlet, and a diverging member that extends from the fluid inlet, the diverging member including a proximal end near the fluid inlet and a distal end distanced from the proximal end, wherein a distal portion of the diverging member has a larger cross-sectional area for fluid flow therethrough than a proximal portion thereof. The diverging member may have a diverging taper that causes fluid to flow therethrough with pressure recovery at the distal end thereof.

Title
Fluid flow prosthetic device
Application Number
11/24908
Publication Number
7201772 (B2)
Application Date
December 30, 2004
Publication Date
April 10, 2007
Inventor
Raphael Benary
Tel-Aviv
IL
Yosi Tuval
Netanya
IL
Ehud Schwammenthal
Raanana
IL
Agent
Ladas and Parry
Assignee
Ventor Technologies
IL
IPC
A61F 2/24
A61F 2/06
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