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a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it

device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone

the entire one-piece shell of a snail and certain other molluscs

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one of the paired hinged shells of certain molluscs and of brachiopods

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However, for patients in whom recovery is possible, long-term destination therapy patients, and those with extremely friable aortic valves, aortic valve replacement with a bioprosthetic valve may be a better option.
Of note, there was absence of acute inflammatory reaction to the infectious process in the bioprosthetic valves or synthetic vascular graft.
Spontaneous degeneration of the porcine bioprosthetic valve.
The Phospholipid Reduction Treatment (PRT), a proprietary advanced tissue treatment, is intended to prevent the potential calcification of the Mitroflow bioprosthetic valve.
In the year after TAVI, patients had no deterioration in the functioning of the bioprosthetic valve, as assessed by evidence of stenosis or regurgitation on an echocardiogram.
This less invasive device, designed by PVT, is a proprietary blend of balloon-expandable stent technology with a bioprosthetic valve made from biological tissue.
8 million relating to deferred preservation costs and bioprosthetic valve inventory, gross margins would have been 58%.
approval of the valve-in-valve procedure provides an important minimally invasive treatment option for patients who are at high risk for a subsequent open-heart surgery to replace their bioprosthetic valves," said Larry L.
Implantation of porcine bioprosthetic heart valves in patients with serum IgE antibodies to alpha-gal has been associated with reports of early valve failure; all bioprosthetic valves contain alpha-gal unless they've been decellularized.
Mechanical valves require patients to undergo daily anticoagnlant treatment, while bioprosthetic valves have a limited lifespan, says Invibio.
Bioprosthetic valves have a higher rate of structural degeneration than homografts.
Bioprosthetic valves, however, do not routinely require long-term anticoagulation unless there has been a documented cardioembolic event.
The added technical complexity of implanting stentless bioprosthetic valves does not justify their use over regular bioprostheses because their hemodynamic profiles are similar.