tissue valve

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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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In patients appropriate for a biologic valve, that option is going to be TAVR,' said Michael Reardon, M.D., cardiothoracic surgeon at Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, principal investigator and senior author of the Evolut Low Risk Trial.
A biologic valve prosthesis (Mitroflow 21, Sorin Group Canada, Ltd., Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada) was inserted under the cardiopulmonary bypass.
These early biologic valves did not require an anticoagulant but after about 10 years they became calcified and failed.