Devices and methods for transcatheter retrieval of mechanical heart valve leaflets

Khoynezhad, Ali; Heinisch, Paul Philipp; Brecht, Ralf; Akra, Selena (2020). Devices and methods for transcatheter retrieval of mechanical heart valve leaflets (US20200078172A1)

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The present invention teaches apparatuses and methods for transcatheter removal of mechanical heart valve leaflets from a subject. The invention also teaches methods for subsequent transcatheter placement of a bioprosthesis within the annulus that remains after the leaflets are removed. Advantageously, the devices and methods of the present invention can be used without a heart-lung machine.

Item Type:

Patent

Creator:

Khoynezhad, Ali; Heinisch, Paul Philipp; Brecht, Ralf and Akra, Selena

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery

UniBE Contributor:

Heinisch, Paul Philipp

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

Language:

English

Submitter:

Paul Libera

Date Deposited:

04 Feb 2021 14:57

Last Modified:

04 Feb 2021 14:57

BORIS DOI:

10.48350/150808

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/150808

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