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Mark Chau, Marlowe Patterson, Seung Yi, Steve Geist, Travis Oba: Prosthetic valve for replacing mitral valve. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, David L Hauser, May 28, 2013: US08449599 (173 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of prosthetic valves for implantation within a native mitral valve are provided. A preferred embodiment of a prosthetic valve includes a radially compressible main body and a one-way valve portion. The prosthetic valve further comprises at least one ventricular anchor coupled to the main ...


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Rafael Pintor, Mark Chau, Travis Oba, August Yambao, Louis Campbell, Tammy Huntley, Qinggang Zeng, Carey Cristea, Faisal Kalam: Quick-connect prosthetic heart valve and methods. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, AnneMarie Kaiser, Guy Cumberbatch, November 13, 2012: US08308798 (130 worldwide citation)

A heart valve prosthesis that can be quickly and easily implanted during a surgical procedure is provided. The prosthetic valve has a base stent that is deployed at a treatment site, and a valve component configured to quickly connect to the base stent. The base stent may take the form of a self- or ...


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Mark Chau, Marlowe E Patterson, Seung Beom Yi, Stephen C Geist, Travis Oba: Apparatus for treating a mitral valve. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, David L Hauser, July 21, 2015: US09084676 (72 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of an apparatus for treating a deficient mitral valve include an expandable spacer configured for placement between the native leaflets of the mitral valve, the spacer anchorable to a wall of the ventricle. Methods and apparatus for delivering and implanting the prosthetic are also descr ...


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Rafael Pintor, Mark Chau, Travis Oba, August Yambao, Louis A Campbell, Tammy Huntley, Qinggang Zeng, Carey Cristea, Faisal Kalam: Unitary quick connect prosthetic heart valve and deployment system and methods. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, AnneMarie Kaiser, Guy Cumberbatch, January 8, 2013: US08348998 (66 worldwide citation)

A quick-connect heart valve prosthesis that can be quickly and easily implanted during a surgical procedure is provided. The heart valve includes a substantially non-expandable, non-compressible prosthetic valve and a plastically-expandable coupling stent, thereby enabling attachment to the annulus ...


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Rafael Pintor, Mark Chau, Travis Oba, August R Yambao, Louis A Campbell, Tammy Huntley, Qinggang Zeng, Carey L Cristea, Faisal Kalam: Unitary quick-connect prosthetic heart valve deployment methods. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, AnneMarie Kaiser, Guy Cumberbatch, April 15, 2014: US08696742 (38 worldwide citation)

A quick-connect heart valve prosthesis that can be quickly and easily implanted is provided. The heart valve includes a substantially non-expandable, non-compressible prosthetic valve and a plastically-expandable coupling stent, thereby enabling attachment to the annulus without sutures. A small num ...


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Mark Chau, Marlowe E Patterson, Seung Beom Yi, Stephen C Geist, Travis Oba: Apparatus for treating a mitral valve. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, David L Hauser, January 6, 2015: US08926691 (21 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of an apparatus for treating a deficient mitral valve include an expandable spacer configured for placement between the native leaflets of the mitral valve, the spacer anchorable to a wall of the ventricle. Methods and apparatus for delivering and implanting the prosthetic are also descr ...


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Mark Chau, Marlowe E Patterson, Seung Beom Yi, Stephen C Geist, Travis Oba, David L Hauser: Method for implanting a prosthetic mitral valve. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, David L Hauser, Klarquist Sparkman, March 24, 2015: US08986373 (18 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of a method for implanting a prosthetic valve at the native mitral valve region of the heart, the prosthetic valve including a main body that is radially compressible to a radially compressed state and self-expandable from the compressed state to a radially expanded state. The prosthetic ...


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Fred Hodshon, Rafael Pintor, August Yambao, Abhishek Gautam, Louis A Campbell, Lawrence Farhat, Tammy Huntley, Faisal Kalam, Travis Oba, Qinggang Zeng: Prosthetic heart valve packaging and deployment system. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, AnneMarie Kaiser, Guy Cumberbatch, October 28, 2014: US08869982 (8 worldwide citation)

Packaging for prosthetic heart valves including an assembly for securely retaining a heart valve within a jar and facilitating retrieval therefrom. The assembly includes a packaging sleeve that fits closely within the jar and has a clip structure for securing a valve holder. Contrary to previous des ...


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Travis Oba, Rafael Pintor, Louis Campbell: Prosthetic heart valve system. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, Guy Cumberbatch, Pui Tong Ho, February 2, 2016: US09248016 (7 worldwide citation)

An exemplary two-stage prosthetic heart valve system has a radially expandable base stent implanted within a native valve annulus. The two-stage heart valve system also has a valve component that is delivered to and mounted within the base stent in a separate or sequential operation after the base s ...


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Mark Chau, Travis Oba, Sergio Delgado, Robert C Taft, Stanton J Rowe, Alexander H Cooper: Heart valve sealing devices. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, December 6, 2016: US09510946 (6 worldwide citation)

This disclosure pertains generally to prosthetic devices and related methods for helping to seal native heart valves and prevent or reduce regurgitation therethrough, as well as devices and related methods for implanting such prosthetic devices. In some cases, a spacer having a single anchor can be ...