Anuloplasty | definition of anuloplasty by Medical dictionary
a·nu·lo·plas·ty , annuloplasty (an'yŭ-lō-plas-tē)
Reconstruction of the ring (or anulus) of an incompetent cardiac valve.
[L. anulus, ring, + G. plastos, formed]
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Tenders are invited for equipment for maintenance of physiological functions of the organism (equipment for maintenance of physiological functions of the organism lot # 1 - rings for anuloplasty
mitral valve nk 024-2019-35590; mechanical heart valves nk 024-2019-35644 lot # 2 - oxygenators nk 024-2019 - 17643)
We used anuloplasty
in six patients by placing commissural stiches at LSLLLL and at LIL-LLL in five patients and a band was used as a ring in one patient for central leakage.
rings come in many shapes, but similar to mitral annular calcium, are readily recognized by their characteristic location and lack of leaflets (15) (Figure 31).