07748389 is referenced by 230 patents and cites 426 patents.

The present invention relates to apparatus for methods for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve. The apparatus includes an expandable anchor with leaflet engagement elements on the proximal end of the anchor and a replacement valve. The leaflet engagement elements can be used to prevent distal migration and insure proper positioning of the apparatus.

Title
Leaflet engagement elements and methods for use thereof
Application Number
10/972287
Publication Number
7748389 (B2)
Application Date
October 21, 2004
Publication Date
July 6, 2010
Inventor
Tom Saul
El Granada
CA, US
Dwight P Morejohn
Davis
CA, US
Robert A Gleshlider
San Francisco
CA, US
Brian D Brandt
Santa Clara
CA, US
Amr Salahieh
Saratoga
CA, US
Agent
Shay Glenn
Assignee
Sadra Medical
CA, US
IPC
A61F 2/24
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