heart valve


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heart valve

[′härt ‚valv]
(anatomy)
Flaps of tissue that prevent reflux of blood from the ventricles to the atria or from the pulmonary arteries or aorta to the atria.
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Results of the survey commissioned by Heart Valve Voice reveal that less than 3% of the UK's over 60s are concerned by heart valve disease[sup.
Having been in the cardiovascular medical device industry for most of my career, I was impressed by the potential for Colibri's TAVI device to revolutionize the transcatheter aortic heart valve market," said Joseph B.
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The new approach to heart valve replacement could potentially have a number of significant advantages over the options currently available, the researchers say.
Atlanta, GA, announced that two human females have each received a tissue-engineered SynerGraft porcine heart valve in the aortic position.
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The global heart valve repair and replacement market is witnessing significant growth due to growing geriatric population, change in lifestyles, and associated conditions leading to cardiovascular disorders.
Professor Ben Bridgewater labelled the disparity in heart valve treatment unacceptable.