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JenaValve Technology GMBH

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Executive Summary

JenaValve is developing percutaneous aortic valve replacement technology for high-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis. Its self-expanding heart valve and delivery system offer flexible conduit and secure implantation under beating-heart conditions, and its stent valve positioning system has the unique ability to reposition at any time, which is important for precise placement of the implant.

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