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Synonyms for heart valve

a valve to control one-way flow of blood

an implant that replaces a natural cardiac valve

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In the United States, physicians replace approximately 60,000 heart valves each year, mostly with plastic prostheses or valves fashioned from the vascular tissue of pigs.
TORONTO -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the heart valve markets in Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC), while growing at a healthy rate of more than seven percent annually, present specific challenges to large multinationals seeking to gain market share.
Children's and Tepha say previous attempts to engineer new tissue heart valves have been hindered by the lack of suitable bioabsorbable materials that can endure the repetitive bi-directional flexing of the heart valve leaflets.
Timothy David and Cheung-Hwa Hsu, both applied mathematicians and mechanical engineers at the University of Leeds in England, have developed a computer program that speeds up the process of designing, improving, and ultimately testing artificial heart valves.
CryoLife says its Synergraft technology incorporates the use of a porcine heart valve which is depopulated of its cells and expected to repopulate following implantation with the cells of the heart valve recipient, producing a bio-engineered human heart valve similar to the patient's own heart valve.
Prosthetic Heart Valves - Global Pipeline Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Market Forecasts to 2017 provides key data, information and analysis on the global prosthetic heart valves market.
Prosthetic Heart Valves Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 provides key market data on the Prosthetic Heart Valves market in the BRICS countries.
The TAVR market has a high revenue potential since these devices are at a premium relative to traditional surgical heart valves," said MRG Senior Analyst Julie McLaughlin.
Percutaneous heart valves are around five times as expensive as some traditional procedures; therefore their increased adoption will drive market value.
On-X LTI) announced today that it will host a Satellite Symposium during the American Association for Thoracic Surgery meeting in Philadelphia entitled "New Anti-Coagulation for Mechanical Heart Valves .
This milestone, a landmark achievement for prosthetic heart valves, demonstrates the company's commitment to cardiac surgery and improving patient outcomes.
For example, in stable surgical markets, like heart valves, you'll see the largest growth in minimally invasive techniques like percutaneous heart valve procedures," says Mary Argent-Katwala, Vice President at MRG.
Keywords: Heart valves, Tissue heart valves, Mechanical heart valves, Annuloplasty repair, Percurtaneous mitral valve repair, Percurtaneous aortic heart valve replacement devices, Coronary artery bypass graft devices, On-pump coronary artery bypass devices, Off-pump coronary artery bypass devices, Anastomosis devices, Endoscopic vessel harvesting, Surgical ablation, Transmyocardial revascularization devices, Cardiac assist devices, Ventricular assist devices, Intra-aortic balloon pumps, Artificial heart replacements, PFO devices, ASD and VSD devices
com/research/d0376a/prosthetic_heart_v) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Prosthetic Heart Valves - Global Pipeline Analysis, Opportunity Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2016" to their offering.
Mechanical heart valve implantations will decline as a result of greater competition from not only PHV, but also annuloplasty and increasingly durable tissue heart valves.