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1. (WO2018083544) TRANSCATHETER VALVE PROSTHESIS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/083544    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2017/001561
Publication Date: Sat May 12 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Nov 07 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A61F 2/24
Applicants: HIGHLIFE SAS
Inventors: NASR, Malex
Title: TRANSCATHETER VALVE PROSTHESIS
Abstract:
A heart valve system, the system including a radially self-expandable tubular body and a valve. The tubular body having an inflow end and an outflow end, and the tubular body including a proximal-most end at the inflow end and a distal-most end at the outflow end. The tubular body including a plurality of arched beams at the outflow end of the tubular body such that the arched beams form the distal-most end of the tubular body. Connection points linking the inflow end of the tubular body and the arched beams, a number of connection points being equivalent to a number of the valve leaflets. Each arched beam being directly attached to an adjacent arched beam such that the arched beams are continuous along the entire circumference of the tubular body at the outflow end. The valve being coupled to the tubular body and including a plurality of valve leaflets.