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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In 1979 Shiley introduced a similar valve, the 60[degrees] Convexo-Concave (C/C), which they believed would improve blood flow through the valve.
Supreme Court has declined to review the dismissal of an appeal challenging the 1992 class-action settlement that resolved the potential claims of some 50,000 Shiley Convexo-Concave heart valve recipients worldwide concerning their properly functioning valves.
June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Pfizer Inc (NYSE: PFE) announced today that its subsidiary, Shiley Inc, has initiated a worldwide program intended to contribute to third-party payers toward their costs from approved surgeries to replace Bjork-Shiley Convexo-Concave (C-C) heart valves.
The settlement resolved the claims of approximately 50,000 Bjork-Shiley Convexo-Concave heart valve recipients worldwide.
5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Shiley Heart Valve Research Center (SHVRC), a subsidiary of Pfizer Inc, reported today that a research team at the William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, has now completed half the initial examinations of its series of 300 patients with Bjork-Shiley Convexo-Concave (C/C) heart valves.
Physicians at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, in an early and experimental use of x-ray technology, have identified a single-leg separation in a Bjork- Shiley Convexo-Concave heart valve implanted in a patient.