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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A biologic valve prosthesis (Mitroflow 21, Sorin Group Canada, Ltd.
These early biologic valves did not require an anticoagulant but after about 10 years they became calcified and failed.