pulmonary valve


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pulmonary valve

[′pu̇l·mə‚ner·ē ′valv]
(anatomy)
A valve consisting of three semilunar cusps situated between the right ventricle and the pulmonary trunk.
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Infundibulectomy is performed when there is moderate RVOT obstruction in the presence of a normal pulmonary valve annulus.
has developed and manufactured transcatheter pulmonary valve VenusP-Valve, the world's first self-expanding interventional pulmonary valve.
In our study, absent pulmonary valve syndrome was present in only 0.
Because the tumor often involves vital cardiac structures such as the pulmonary valve (30 % of cases), radical surgery resection can be challenging (2).
For echocardiographic analyses, the transducer was positioned in the 3rd intercostal space in the left cranial view for the analysis of the pulmonary valve.
It is indicated for treatment of malfunctions in the blood vessels that carry blood from the right ventricle to the pulmonary artery that involve blocking of the pulmonary valve and/or complete opening without a functioning valve.
It is thus mainly involved in the pulmonary artery trunk, without involvement of its branches or pulmonary valve [4, 5].
Objective: To evaluate patients presenting with Tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve syndrome to a tertiary care hospital and their surgical management.
He still has pulmonary valve stenosis and is being monitored with regular echo heart scans, but for now that is something we won't have to worry about for a couple of years.
ClickPress, Fri Oct 31 2014] GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Pulmonary Valve Stenosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Pulmonary Valve Stenosis clinical trial scenario.
September 24, 2014 -- Researchers have figured out how to reprogram a pediatric heart patient's skin cells as heart valvular cells, and then use the cells build a pulmonary valve that grows with the patient, according to a proof-of-concept study.

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