bileaflet valve

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bi·leaf·let valve

a low profile mechanical heart valve that is less obstructive to outflow, especially in small size.
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Our all-pyrolytic carbon valves have been clinically proven to have significantly lower design-related complications than the leading bileaflet valves.
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We estimate that over 4,000 ATS Open Pivot Bileaflet valves have been implanted in international markets, and we are continuing to see positive short-term clinical results," stated Mr.