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A prosthetic valve assembly for implantation within a native aortic valve using a catheterization technique. The prosthetic valve assembly includes a collapsible and expandable metallic frame. The frame is constructed to resist the recoil forces of the native aortic valve. The frame may be formed with a concave profile. A valvular structure made with pericardial tissue is sewn to the frame for permitting blood flow in one direction. An internal cover is provided along an internal surface of the frame and provides a sleeve which prevents blood from passing through gaps in the frame.

Title
Aortic valve prosthesis having natural tissue and an internal cover
Application Number
11/942690
Publication Number
7846204 (B2)
Application Date
November 19, 2007
Publication Date
December 7, 2010
Inventor
Alain Cribier
Maromme
FR
Brice Letac
Mont-Saint-Aigant
FR
Agent
David L Hauser
Assignee
Edwards Lifesciences PVT
CA, US
IPC
A61F 2/24
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