Starr-Edwards prosthesis

Starr-Edwards prosthesis

Etymology: Albert Starr, American physician, b. 1926; M.L. Edwards, American physician, b. 1906; Gk, prosthesis, attachment
an artificial cardiac valve. A caged-ball form of device, it obstructs the valve opening and prevents the backward flow of blood. See also prosthesis.

Edwards,

Miles Lowell, U.S. physician, 1906–.
Carpentier-Edwards aortic valve prosthesis
Carpentier-Edwards bioprosthesis
Carpentier-Edwards bioprosthetic valve
Carpentier-Edwards mitral annuloplasty valve
Carpentier-Edwards pericardial valve
Carpentier-Edwards porcine prosthetic valve
Carpentier-Edwards valve
Starr-Edwards aortic valve prosthesis
Starr-Edwards ball-cage valve
Starr-Edwards ball valve prosthesis
Starr-Edwards disk valve prosthesis
Starr-Edwards heart valve
Starr-Edwards mitral prosthesis
Starr-Edwards pacemaker
Starr-Edwards prosthesis
Starr-Edwards prosthetic aortic valve
Starr-Edwards prosthetic mitral valve
Starr-Edwards silastic valve
Starr-Edwards silicone rubber ball valve
Starr-Edwards valve - see under Starr

Starr,

Albert, U.S. physician, 1926–.
Starr ball heart prosthesis
Starr ball heart valve
Starr fixation forceps
Starr forceps
Starr valve - Synonym(s): Starr-Edwards valve
Starr-Edwards aortic valve prosthesis
Starr-Edwards ball valve prosthesis
Starr-Edwards ball-cage valve
Starr-Edwards disk valve prosthesis
Starr-Edwards heart valve
Starr-Edwards mitral prosthesis
Starr-Edwards pacemaker
Starr-Edwards prosthesis
Starr-Edwards prosthetic aortic valve
Starr-Edwards prosthetic mitral valve
Starr-Edwards Silastic valve
Starr-Edwards silicone rubber ball valve
Starr-Edwards valve - a cage and ball artificial cardiac valve with high reliability and durability, first used to replace the mitral valve. Synonym(s): Starr valve
References in periodicals archive ?
8) published their thirty year experience with Starr-Edwards prosthesis and they recommend that caged balls after 20 -year durability should not be removed except patients who require additional cardiac operation for other indications.
Extended (31 years) durability of a Starr-Edwards prosthesis in mitral position.