apex

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  • noun

Synonyms for apex

culmination

highest point

Synonyms for apex

Synonyms for apex

the highest point (of something)

the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars

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This revolutionary technology allows a direct access to the valve, from above, without perforation of the inter-atrial wall or the apex of the heart.
The balloon-mounted valve was compressed to the approximate diameter of a pencil, then inserted through a small incision between the ribs and delivered through the bottom apex of the heart, where it was deployed inside of the native valve.
With AVB, surgeons relieve the obstruction to blood flow at the narrowed aortic valve by inserting a conduit containing a valve between the apex of the heart and the descending aorta.
It is designed to be implanted in a minimally invasive surgical procedure through the apex of the heart without the need for cardiopulmonary bypass.