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Ehud Schwammenthal, Yosi Tuval, Raphael Benary: Fluid flow prosthetic device. Ventor Technologies, Ladas and Parry, April 10, 2007: US07201772 (473 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic device including a valve-orifice attachment member attachable to a valve in a blood vessel and including a fluid inlet, and a diverging member that extends from the fluid inlet, the diverging member including a proximal end near the fluid inlet and a distal end distanced from the proxim ...


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Ehud Schwammenthal, Yosi Tuval, Raphael Benary: Fluid flow prosthetic device. Ventor Technologies, Ladas and Parry, October 28, 2008: US07442204 (289 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic device including a valve-orifice attachment member attachable to a valve in a blood vessel and including a fluid inlet, and a diverging member that extends from the fluid inlet, the diverging member including a proximal end near the fluid inlet and a distal end distanced from the proxim ...


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Yosi Tuval, Ido Kilemnik, Raphael Benary: Valve prosthesis fixation techniques using sandwiching. Medtronic Ventor Technologies, November 8, 2011: US08052750 (145 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis is provided for implantation at a native semilunar valve of a native valve complex. The prosthesis includes a distal fixation member, configured to be positioned in a downstream artery, and shaped so as to define exactly three proximal engagement arms that are configured to be positione ...


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Yosi Tuval, Ido Kilemnik, Raphael Benary: Sinus-engaging valve fixation member. Medtronic Ventor Technologies, April 9, 2013: US08414643 (85 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis is provided for implantation at a native semilunar valve of a native valve complex, the native valve complex having three semilunar sinuses and three native commissures. The prosthesis includes a valve prosthesis support, which comprises a support structure comprising exactly three enga ...


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Yosi Tuval, Igor Kovalsky: Prosthetic valve having tapered tip when compressed for delivery. Medtronic Ventor Technologies, March 20, 2012: US08137398 (78 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided that includes a valve prosthesis for attachment to a native valve complex of a subject. The prosthesis is configured to assume a compressed delivery state and an uncompressed implantation state. The prosthesis includes a support frame, which is shaped so as to define an upstrea ...


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Yosi Tuval, Igor Kovalsky, Ido Kilemnik, Eliyahu Ben Hamou: Valve suturing and implantation procedures. Medtronic Ventor Technologies, November 20, 2012: US08313525 (76 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis for implantation at a native semilunar valve includes a prosthetic distal valve, which includes a pliant material configured to collapse inwardly towards a longitudinal axis of the prosthesis during diastole, and to open outwardly during systole, and a distal fixation member configured ...


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Yosi Tuval, Ido Kilemnik, Raphael Benary: Axial-force fixation member for valve. Medtronic Ventor Technologies, January 8, 2013: US08348995 (71 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis is provided for implantation at a native semilunar valve of a native valve complex. The prosthesis includes a distal fixation member, configured to be positioned in a downstream artery, and to apply a first axial force directed toward a ventricle. The prosthesis further includes a proxi ...


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Yosi Tuval, Ido Kilemnik, Raphael Benary: Valve prosthesis implantation techniques. Medtronic Ventor Technologies, January 8, 2013: US08348996 (65 worldwide citation)

A method is provided, including providing a semilunar valve prosthesis, and implanting the prosthesis without using any imaging techniques. Another method is provided, including providing a semilunar valve prosthesis, placing the prosthesis in a body of a subject, and determining a correct rotationa ...


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Yosi Tuval, Ido Kilemnik, Raphael Benary: Valve prostheses. Medtronic Ventor Technologies, September 22, 2015: US09138312 (52 worldwide citation)

A cardiac valve prosthesis for implantation at a native valve having leaflets includes a distal fixation member configured to be implanted downstream of a native valve and includes engagement arms configured to apply, to a native valve's downstream side, a first force directed upstream, when the dis ...


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Yosi Tuval, Ilia Hariton, Igor Kovalsky, Eli Ben Hamou: Mitral prosthesis and methods for implantation. Medtronic Ventor Technologies, July 7, 2015: US09072603 (16 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided, including a mitral valve prosthesis for implantation at a native mitral valve complex of a subject. The prosthesis includes an inner support structure having a downstream section, and an upstream section, the upstream section having a cross-sectional area greater ...