Monostrut

Monostrut

® valve Cardiology A free-floating, hingeless, metallic, mechanical valve for replacing aortic or mitral valves. See Prosthetic heart valve.
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Closing sounds and related complaints after heart valve replacement with St Jude Medical, Duromedics Edwards, Bjork-Shiley Monostrut, and CarboMedics prostheses.
Paul Hodges, stated: "We are pleased to obtain marketing clearance on the Monostrut after our relatively short period of time working with the Agency.
The lawsuit does not include the Monostrut or any other model of Bjork-Shiley valve.
The Shiley product lines being sold include a broad line of cardiovascular devices used in open heart surgery, blood-handling devices, the Monostrut artificial heart valve and a line of tracheostomy tubes.
The Shiley product lines being sold include a broad line of cardiovascular devices used in open heart surgery, blood handling devices, the Monostrut artificial heart valve and a line of tracheostomy tubes, which have become the industry standard.