convexo-concave


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convexo-concave

[kən¦vek·sō‚kän′kāv]
(science and technology)
Having one side convex and the other concave, usually with greater curvature on the convex side. Also known as concavo-convex.
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Early in 1980, we asked that a selected group of Convexo-Concave valves be returned to Shiley for evaluation [the first recall] due to an incidence of strut fracture of .
Although the C/C valve has a much higher rate of fracture, that is more than offset by "a 47% reduction in serious complications with the Convexo-Concave valve.
April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- All people worldwide with the Bjork-Shiley Convexo-Concave heart valve, and their spouses, are urged to obtain information about a legal settlement that would entitle them to a cash payment and other benefits.
District Court, would resolve claims by establishing a worldwide settlement class of people with Bjork-Shiley Convexo-Concave (C/C) heart valves.