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A cardiac valvular prosthesis, e.g., for the mitral valve, consisting solely of an annular or part-annular member adapted to fit against the base of the cusps of a human heart valve, and suture means for securing the member in place. The prosthesis cooperates with the natural valve cusps of the patient to form the valve.

Title
Cardiac valvular support prosthesis
Application Number
05/008,564
Publication Number
3656185
Application Date
February 4, 1970
Publication Date
April 18, 1972
Inventor
Carpentier Alain F
Assignee
Rhone Poulenc
IPC
A61f 01/24
A61F 02/24
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