cardiac valve


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cardiac valve

[′kärd·ē‚ak ′valv]
(anatomy)
Any of the structures located within the orifices of the heart that maintain unidirectional blood flow.
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Also for ease of interpretation, number of staffed beds and number of cardiac valve replacement procedures per year were measured in hundreds, while metropolitan area population and annual hospital staff earnings were measured in thousands.
In patients with isolated AS ([+ or -] AR) (only cardiac valve anatomically abnormal) the aortic valve may be unicuspid, bicuspid, tricuspid, or quadricuspid.
Other dopamine agonists may also have an impact on cardiac valves, although the clinical implications are unclear.
We identified the isolate from the cardiac valve as genotype 17.
Objective: The aims of present study were 1) to evaluate cardiac valve characteristics, 2) to determine the plasma concentrations of fibrinogen, high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP), adiponectin, and tumor necrosis factor-[alpha] (TNF-[alpha]) in the obese women before and after 19 months sibutramine treatment in the obese women.
CardioVations' product line includes the PORT-ACCESS products for performing minimally invasive cardiac valve procedures.
When he was shot during a gun battle in 1968, the inch-long bullet tore through his stomach, hit his cardiac valve and lodged at the back of his heart.
Long-term survival and valve-related complications in young women with cardiac valve replacements.
I believe that Xeltis' technology has the potential to transform the treatment of cardiac valve disorders for the benefit of hundreds of thousands of patients worldwide, and I am very gratified to join the company as CEO," said Grandidier.
The diagnosis of chronic Q fever was not made until after the patients had elective cardiac valve surgery for progressive valvular dysfunction.
Two patients, both over 80, received a new cardiac valve via the leg artery at the Herz- und Gefa[sz]zentrum Oberallgau-Kempten (Heart and Circulation Centre) in southern Germany.