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Benjamin Spenser, Netanel Benichu, Assaf Bash, Avraham Zakai: Implantable prosthetic valve. Percutaneous Valve Technologies, David L Hauser, William H Dippert, May 17, 2005: US06893460 (692 worldwide citation)

A valve prosthesis device is disclosed suitable for implantation in body ducts. The device comprises support stent, comprised of a deployable construction adapted to be initially crimped in a narrow configuration suitable for catheterization through the body duct to a target location and adapted to ...


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Alain Cribier: Value prosthesis for implantation in body channels. Edwards Lifesciences PVT, David L Hauser, William H Dippert, June 21, 2005: US06908481 (688 worldwide citation)

A valve prosthesis which is especially useful in the case of aortic stenosis and capable of resisting the powerful recoil force and to stand the forceful balloon inflation performed to deploy the valve and to embed it in the aortic annulus, comprises a collapsible valvular structure and an expandabl ...


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Randall T Lashinski, Matthew J Birdsall, Michael D Lesh: Medical system and method for remodeling an extravascular tissue structure. Edwards Lifesciences, David L Hauser, January 24, 2006: US06989028 (425 worldwide citation)

A medical apparatus and method suitable for remodeling a mitral valve annulus adjacent to the coronary sinus. The apparatus comprises an elongate body having a proximal region and a distal region. Each of the proximal and distal regions is dimensioned to reside completely within the vascular system. ...


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Alain Cribier: Methods of implanting a prosthetic heart valve within a native heart valve. Edwards Lifesciences PVT, David L Hauser, September 8, 2009: US07585321 (359 worldwide citation)

A valve prosthesis which is especially useful in the case of aortic stenosis and capable of resisting the powerful recoil force and to stand the forceful balloon inflation performed to deploy the valve and to embed it in the aortic annulus, comprises a collapsible valvular structure and an expandabl ...


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Benjamin Spenser, Netanel Benichu, Assaf Bash, Avraham Zakai: Implantable prosthetic valve. Edwards Lifesciences PVT, David L Hauser, July 1, 2008: US07393360 (279 worldwide citation)

A valve prosthesis device is disclosed suitable for implantation in body ducts. The device comprises support stent, comprised of a deployable construction adapted to be initially crimped in a narrow configuration suitable for catheterization through the body duct to a target location and adapted to ...


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Matthew L Pease, Brandon G Walsh, Jibin Yang: Rolled minimally-invasive heart valves and methods of manufacture. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, Guy Cumberbatch, David L Hauser, May 20, 2008: US07374571 (272 worldwide citation)

Expandable heart valves for minimally invasive valve replacement surgeries are disclosed. The valves are rolled into a first, contracted configuration for minimally invasive delivery using a catheter, and then unrolled or unfurled at the implantation site. One- and two-piece stents may be used in co ...


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Benjamin Spenser, Netanel Benichou, Assaf Bash: Paravalvular leak detection, sealing, and prevention. Edwards Lifesciences PVT, David L Hauser, October 2, 2007: US07276078 (271 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a series of new percutaneous concepts of paravalvular repairs including identifying the leak location, several repair techniques and finally built-in means for leak prevention, built on percutaneous valves. A catheter-delivered device locates cavities occurring between ...


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Benjamin Spenser, Netanel Benichu, Assaf Bash, Avraham Zakai: Implantable prosthetic valve. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, David L Hauser, Guy Cumberbatch, March 31, 2009: US07510575 (270 worldwide citation)

A valve prosthesis device is disclosed suitable for implantation in body ducts. The device comprises a support stent, comprised of a deployable construction adapted to be initially crimped in a narrow configuration suitable for catheterization through the body duct to a target location and adapted t ...


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Benjamin Spenser, Netanel Benichou, Assaf Bash, Amit Tubishevitz: Device and method for assisting in the implantation of a prosthetic valve. Edwards Lifesciences PVT, David L Hauser, December 9, 2008: US07462191 (249 worldwide citation)

A system for percutaneously introducing a prosthetic valve into a patient's vasculature comprises a balloon dilatation catheter, a prosthetic valve mounted coaxial to the dilatation balloon, and a pusher member comprising a longitudinally extending tubular member encompassing the shaft of the cathet ...


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Jan Lau: Heart valve leaflet locator. Edwards Lifesciences, David L Hauser, February 28, 2006: US07004176 (212 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are methods and devices for determining valve leaflet orientation. A catheter is provided with a conformable, radiopaque target. The target is deployed within a valve, such as the mitral valve. The conformable target conforms to the coaptation axis in response to closing of the valve leafl ...