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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SALUS is a prospective, multicenter clinical trial of the Direct Flow Medical Transcatheter Aortic Valve System, which will enroll 912 subjects in up to 45 sites in the U.
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The study is evaluating the Lotus Valve System in symptomatic patients with severe aortic valve stenosis considered at high risk for surgical valve replacement.
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The traditional treatment is to replace the aortic valve through open-heart surgery.
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Our unique solution to the major clinical issues associated with transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has enabled us to build an impressive intellectual property portfolio," said Gordon Bishop, Direct Flow Medical's Chief Technology Officer, co-founder and inventor of the two recently awarded patents.
Even though she had been evaluated for surgical replacement of the aortic valve, the cardiac surgeon declined the operation because of very high surgical risk (Logistic EuroSCORE 22.
In November 2011, the FDA approved it for severe aortic valve stenosis in inoperable patients.
Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announces results from the REPRISE I feasibility trial, which evaluated the acute safety of the Lotus(TM) Aortic Valve System in patients with severe aortic valve disease.