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1. (WO2018081461) PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES WITH ELASTIC SUPPORT STRUCTURES AND RELATED METHODS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/081461    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/058588
Publication Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Oct 27 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61F 2/24
Applicants: FOLDAX, INC.
Inventors: BEITH, Jason G.
Title: PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES WITH ELASTIC SUPPORT STRUCTURES AND RELATED METHODS
Abstract:
Prosthetic heart valves having elastic leaflets and an elastic support structure are described. The support structure can exhibit a precursory transition from the closed position to the open position. The support structures can exhibit a sinusoidal movement profile at a base edge during the precursory transition.