heart valve

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Noun1.heart valve - a valve to control one-way flow of bloodheart valve - a valve to control one-way flow of blood
ticker, heart, pump - the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body; "he stood still, his heart thumping wildly"
leaflet, cusp - a thin triangular flap of a heart valve
atrioventricular valve - either of two heart valves through which blood flows from the atria to the ventricles; prevents return of blood to the atrium
semilunar valve - a heart valve with cusps shaped like half-moons; prevents blood from flowing back into the heart
valve - a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it
2.heart valve - an implant that replaces a natural cardiac valve
implant - a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
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M2 EQUITYBITES-March 7, 2018-Abbott's Masters HP 15mm rotatable mechanical heart valve for paediatric patients passes US FDA approval
M2 PHARMA-March 7, 2018-Abbott's Masters HP 15mm rotatable mechanical heart valve for paediatric patients passes US FDA approval
Heart Valve Devices Market - Growth, Future Prospects, and Competitive Analysis, 2017 - 2025," the global heart valve devices market was valued at US$ 4,945 Mn in 2016, and is expected to reach US$ 13,377.
Medical facilities worldwide perform about 300,000 heart valve replacement procedures each year.
com)-- According to the latest market report published by Persistence Market Research titled "Global Transcatheter Heart Valve Replacement & Repair Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2016 - 2026," the global transcatheter heart valve replacement & repair market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 13.
PATIENTS in Northumberland are more than twice as likely to have treatment for heart valve disease than those living in other parts of the North East.
Huddersfield patients are also having far fewer heart valve operations by open heart surgery than in other parts of England.
Receiving a new heart valve can be a lifesaving treatment, but its important to understand the limitations and realities of life with a prosthetic valve.
we are now able to offer heart valve implantations to a group of patients for whom the risks associated with open heart surgery are too high," said Todd M.
Fortunately for Tipton, researchers were conducting a clinical trial to investigate the potential of a less invasive way to repair damaged valves, employing an investigational device called the Edwards Sapien transcatheter heart valve.
On December 2007 issue of the Anatolian Journal of cardiology, an article entitled "Prevention of calcification with TPEN in pericardial bioprosthetic heart valve material" was published (1).
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a pivotal clinical trial of its Edwards SAPIEN transcatheter aortic heart valve technology.