tissue valve

tis·sue valve

a prosthetic cardiac valve derived from the pig heart, bovine pericardium, or other biologic source.
See also: prosthesis.
Synonym(s): biologic valve
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Frank Lutrin, a cardiovascular surgeon at the Advocate Heart Institute at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, and on June 29 -- at the age of 83 -- she had her first surgery, an open heart surgery to replace her mitral valve with an artificial tissue valve.
Thrombus formation on valve leaflets has been shown to occur in some patients receiving prosthetic tissue valve replacement via transcatheter or open surgical procedures and may lead to leaflet thickening and immobility, said Dr.
In the clinical study to evaluate safety and effectiveness that Morton Plant Hospital participated in, 1,011 aortic stenosis patients at intermediate risk for standard aortic valve replacement with open heart surgery were randomly selected to have the TAVR procedure using the Sapien XT valve and 1,021 were randomly selected to have a traditional aortic valve replacement with a surgical tissue valve utilizing open-heart surgery.
The global cardiac prosthetic devices market segmentation is based on device or product types (heart valves, mechanical heart valves, tissue heart valves, stented tissue valve, transcatheter heart valves, pacemaker, implantable pacemaker, single-chamber battery pacemaker, dual-chamber battery pacemaker, triple-chamber battery pacemaker, external pacemaker).
A stented tissue valve consists of three tissue leaflets mounted on a ring with semi-rigid stents that facilitate implantation.
The Lotus Valve System is a differentiated next-generation transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVT) device, consisting of a pre-attached, stent-mounted tissue valve prosthesis and catheter delivery system for guidance and percutaneous placement of the valve.
As its name implies, a new tissue valve is placed inside the failing valve replacement through a catheter inserted in the groin.
A tissue valve is less durable, and so typically requires replacement sooner than does a mechanical valve.
There he underwent urgent aortic valve replacement with a tissue valve following which he made an uncomplicated recovery.
Either you choose a long-lasting mechanical valve that condemns you to a life of dangerous blood thinners and a sedentary lifestyle, or you choose a tissue valve that requires major replacement surgery as often as every 15 years.
My mother received a tissue valve which will require replacing in 10 to 15 years.
As for anticoagulant therapy, valve patients must stay on blood thinners for life because the risk of clotting is greater with a mechanical valve than a tissue valve.

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