convexo-concave


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convex on one side and concave on the other with the convexity being greater than the concavity

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has engaged in a continuing scheme to interrupt, deflect, and misdirect FDA's regulation of the Shiley Convexo-Concave heart valve.
The recent failure of hundreds of Bjork-Shiley Convexo-Concave (C/C) mechanical heart valves provides a case study on how information about the risk of failure was communicated to patients and the medical community.
In 1979 Shiley introduced a similar valve, the 60[degrees] Convexo-Concave (C/C), which they believed would improve blood flow through the valve.
Early in 1980, we asked that a selected group of Convexo-Concave valves be returned to Shiley for evaluation [the first recall] due to an incidence of strut fracture of .
From 1979-1986, more than 80,000 Convexo-Concave heart valves, produced by Pfizer's Irvine, California subsidiary, Shiley Inc.