|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||623/2 ; 137/512 ; 137/527 ; 251/284|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 64 인용 특허 : 1|
Cardiovascular malfunction is corrected by implantation through open-heart surgery of a prosthetic valve assembly in which a specially formed valve retainer ring, designed to be secured within a blood vessel by means of sutures, supports a plurality of valve flaps in uniquely hinged relationship. The hinged valve flaps are arranged to normally occur in a closed position in which adjacent flap edges, when in abutting relation to one another, limit hinging movement in one direction. The valve flaps are designed to closely resemble valve flaps in a human he...