Device for endovascular aortic repair and method of using the same

  • US 10,857,011 B2
  • Filed: 06/24/2020
  • Issued: 12/08/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/06/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A heart valve assembly comprising:

  • an outer frame, wherein the outer frame is formed from a metallic material and defines an open cell configuration;

    an inner frame that engages a prosthetic heart valve, wherein the inner frame is a cylindrically extending graft covering extending at least partially radially outwardly of the prosthetic heart valve and radially inwardly of the outer frame for providing sealing to the prosthetic heart valve,wherein the outer frame is secured to the graft covering by stitching at a proximal end of the graft covering and at a proximal end of the outer frame,wherein the graft covering extends beyond the proximal end of the outer frame and over the proximal end thereof to cover the proximal end of the outer frame,a sealing material positioned externally to the outer frame for providing sealing between the outer frame and a patient'"'"'s anatomical wall to treat paravalvular leaks, wherein the sealing material includes a plurality of radially extending fibers that form a circumferential surface that extends outwardly of the outer frame,wherein the fibers cover at least two circumferentially extending rows of grids formed in the open cell configuration,wherein the valve assembly is balloon expandable.

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