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Prostheses, Cardiac Valve, Biological, Tissue Leaflet, Transcatheter, Aortic

Definition : Biological cardiac valve prostheses manufactured using leaflets made of biological tissue that are intended for percutaneous transcatheter delivery to substitute the aortic valve function. These prostheses include leaflets made of sterilized tissue (usually the pericardial sac) harvested from bovine (i.e., cows) or equine (i.e., horse) animals and chemically processed; the leaflets are sewn into a metal frame stent. Aortic transcatheter delivered biological valves are available in several sizes and types, depending on the anatomic characteristics of the particular patient.

Entry Terms : "Prostheses, Cardiac Valve, Biological, Tissue Leaflets, Transcatheter, Aortic" , "Aortic Tissue Leaflet Cardiac Valve Prostheses" , "Aortic Valves, Transapical Delivery" , "Aortic Valves, Transcatheter Delivery" , "Aortic Valves, Transfemoral Delivery"

UMDC code : 33937

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Boston Scientific Corp

Company Type: Parent

In 1969, fascinated by the possibility of bringing pioneering medical devices and treatments to patients across the world, John Abele joined Medi-Tech, a company that was developing alternatives to traditional surgery. Pete Nicholas was looking for an investment, and when he met John, the pieces came together.

Direct Flow Medical Inc

Company Type: Parent

Edwards Lifesciences Corp

Company Type: Parent

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company partners with clinicians to develop innovative technologies in the areas of structural heart disease and critical care monitoring that enable them to save and enhance lives.

Medtronic Inc

Company Type: Parent

At Medtronic, we're changing the face of chronic disease. By working closely with physicians around the world, we create therapies to help patients do things they never thought possible.

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