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1. (WO2015124631) MEDICAL DEVICE FOR A CARDIAC VALVE IMPLANT

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/124631    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2015/053420
Publication Date: Fri Aug 28 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Thu Feb 19 00:59:59 CET 2015
IPC: A61F 2/24
Applicants: MEDTENTIA INTERNATIONAL LTD OY
Inventors: ZERKOWSKI, Hans-Reinhard
O'CARROLL, Ger
PUGH, Mark
Title: MEDICAL DEVICE FOR A CARDIAC VALVE IMPLANT
Abstract:
A medical device for delivering and retrieving a medical implant is disclosed comprising a sheath, a wire having a distal end and being movable in a lumen of the sheath in a longitudinal direction of the sheath. The distal end comprises a locking structure for receiving and interlock with a complementary mating surface of a medical implant, wherein the locking structure comprises a first locking surface aligned in a first radial direction to lock rotational movement of the implant, when received in the locking structure, around the longitudinal direction. The wire comprises a pivotable locking portion having an open and a closed position, the locking portion has a locking structure with a recess locking movement of the implant, when received in the locking structure, in the longitudinal direction, when the locking portion is in the closed position.