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n. valvulótomo, instrumento quirúrgico que se usa para seccionar una válvula.
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In retrospect, the development of the valvulotome, devised by Cutler to cut the mitral valve open, has been blamed as something that kept cardiac surgery back for 20 years.
Well-known to vascular surgeons, the company's diversified product portfolio consists of brand name devices that are used in arteries and veins outside of the heart including the Expandable LeMaitre Valvulotome, the Pruitt-Inahara Carotid Shunt and the newly-introduced TAArget Thoracic Stent Graft.
Contract award: provision of prostheses (= vascular implants bypass) and vascular patches (= blank plates) - valvulotomes - strippers vein and associated services for all institutions of public assistance - paris hospitals.