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The present invention relates to an apparatus for replacing a native aortic valve, the apparatus includes an expandable anchor adapted to be endovascularly delivered and secured at a site within the native aortic valve. The expandable anchor has a delivery length in a delivery configuration substantially greater than a deployed length in a deployed configuration. The apparatus may also include and a replacement valve configured to be secured within the anchor.

Title
Methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patients heart valve
Application Number
10/893142
Publication Number
7445631 (B2)
Application Date
July 15, 2004
Publication Date
November 4, 2008
Inventor
Dwight P Morejohn
Davis
CA, US
Tom Saul
El Granada
CA, US
Robert A Geshlider
San Francisco
CA, US
Hans F Valencia
Berkeley
CA, US
Ulrich R Haug
Campbell
CA, US
Amr Salahieh
Saratoga
CA, US
Agent
Shay Glenn
Assignee
Sadra Medical
CA, US
IPC
A61F 2/24
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