aortic valve

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aor′tic valve′

the semilunar valve between the left ventricle and the aorta, controlling the flow of blood.
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Noun1.aortic valve - a semilunar valve between the left ventricle and the aortaaortic valve - a semilunar valve between the left ventricle and the aorta; prevents blood from flowing from the aorta back into the heart
semilunar valve - a heart valve with cusps shaped like half-moons; prevents blood from flowing back into the heart
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The BELIEVE study is designed to enhance the understanding of reduced leaflet motion phenomenon, while providing important information to clinicians and patients to ensure the best possible outcomes after surgical aortic valve replacement, said Dr.
New Delhi [India], Nov 6 ( ANI ): Aortic stenosis is an ailment that leads to the narrowing of the aortic valve of the heart, which normally allows blood flow to be pumped from the main chamber of heart to the rest of body.
Results: Group-A patients had no aortic valve regurgitation post operatively and at follow up of 22.
Fadi Sawaya said, "The transcaval route in percutaneous aortic valve replacement proves a viable alternative access option.
When replacing a diseased aortic valve with a prosthetic one, there is always a chance that a piece of valve tissue, calcification, or blood clot can escape the valve and make its way to the brain.
Venus Medtech said the acquisition of Intervalve, a supplier of balloon aortic vavluloplasty products, would create a systematic TAVR (transcather aortic valve replacement).
He had to wait for few months for the new larger valve to be launched in Bahrain before undergoing the procedure, known as transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI).
Keywords * Bicuspid aortic valve * Sinus of valsalva * Aortic aneurysm
All patients undergoing the procedure had severe aortic valve stenosis with the mean echo derived pressure gradient (PG) across the aortic valve of 70 +- 28 mmHg.
For years, the only way to replace a severely diseased aortic valve was with open-heart surgery, but the operation requires a long recovery period and may be too risky for some patients.
Medical solutions company Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) reported on Monday the receipt of the CE Mark for its next generation transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) technology, LOTUS Edge Valve System.
A If your husband decides to proceed, the failing aortic valve will be replaced with either a mechanical or biological valve.