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 PRESSWIRE-September 4, 2019-: Artificial Heart Valve Market Analysis and Forecast (2019-2023) by Leading Players (Symetis SA, Boston Scientific , TTK Healthcare Limited) : Radiant Insights, Inc.
However, the procedure to insert a transcatheter heart valve is less invasive, and involves a smaller incision and shorter recovery time than open-heart surgery.
According to the FDA, although open-heart surgery has been the standard of care for aortic valve replacement, inserting a transcatheter heart valve is less invasive and requires a smaller incision and shorter recovery time.
These actionable insights are according to the intelligence report, titled, "Global Market Study on Heart Valve Repair & Replacement : Innovation of New Devices Marks a Significant Trend," which has been freshly added to Market Research Hub's (MRH) extensive armamentarium.
The authors evaluated the inappropriate use of aspirin in patients with warfarin treatment, and a combination of aspirin and warfarin treatment was defined as an inappropriate treatment in patients with mechanical heart valve. We have some comments about this study.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers have identified for the first time the origin of an immune cell that plays a critical role in the formation of healthy heart valves. The findings could pave the way for new treatments for heart valve disorders, which can be caused by congenital defects, aging or disease.
Heart valve disease is one such condition that poses a significant threat, a threat that many people are unaware of.
Abbott has exercised its option to purchase Cephea Valve Technologies Inc., a privately held medical device company developing a less-invasive heart valve replacement technology for people with mitral valve disease.
In older adults, aortic stenosis typically occurs due to aortic valve calcification, a process in which the calcium that is naturally present in blood is deposited on the valve flaps and annulus (a fibrous "ring" of tissue that surrounds a heart valve).
WHEN great-grandad Bill Tate had a new heart valve fitted he did not expect to go home the same day.
Hancock Jaffe Laboratories announced that it has initiated an analysis of its bioprosthetic heart valve in order to determine what additional testing is needed in order to submit an Investigational Device Extension application to the United States Food and Drug Administration.The company has engaged Michael Nilo of Nilo Medical Consulting Group, to assist with the initial regulatory analysis.