Transcatheter Stent Detachment System for Stent or Heart Valve Delivery and Deployment

Tech ID: 23973 / UC Case 2014-472-0

Brief Description

An improved and simple stent detachment system for the transcatheter implantation of stents and heart valves.

Full Description

This system suits any stent system with controlled deployment or repositioning capacity.

The transcatheter stent detachment system developed by researchers at the University of California, Irvine may be used with different repositionable heart valve and stent deployment systems; and the system detaches easily and safely from the stent once the heart valve is successfully implanted.

Patent Status

Country Type Number Dated Case
United States Of America Published Application 20160331566 11/17/2016 2014-472

State Of Development

A prototype of this device has been made.


The prototype has been tested in sheep.


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Other Information


Heart, Valve, Stent, Transcatheter

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