heart valve

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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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The MitraClip therapy is designed to reduce significant MR by clipping together the leaflets of the mitral valve, one of the four valves of the heart.
TRICUSPID Valve Dysplasia (TVD) is a heart disease affecting the valves of the heart, which means the heart cannot work at maximum efficiency.
The disorder, called nonrheumatic: heart valve disease, is characterized by inflammation and clogging of the valves of the heart.
The valves of the heart may begin to deteriorate and heart muscles decrease in size, reducing the ability to pump large amounts of blood.
Contract award: delivery oksygenatorEw, mechanical and biological valves of the heart and the ascending aorta with prosthetic valve.