bioprosthesis


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bioprosthesis

 [bi″o-pros-the´sis]
a prosthesis made of biological material.

bioprosthesis

Any implanted device of natural (i.e., nonsynthetic) origin designed to replace a defective body part—e.g., a porcine heart valve.

bioprosthesis

An implanted device of natural–ie, nonsynthetic origin–eg, porcine tissue designed to replace a defective body part–eg, a heart valve. See Heart-valve prosthesis.
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(19) mentioned better outcomes when HAM was used as a bioprosthesis to repair the rectovaginal fistula in dogs.
Clinically relevant SVD was independently associated with a greater body mass index and the use of a specific aortic bioprosthesis, with 83 percent of these patients undergoing aortic valve reintervention.
* Features Value % Patients Sex M 11 61% F 7 38% Unspecified 1 Mean age, y 40.26 Valve involved Native valve 18/19 94.7 Valvular bioprosthesis 1/19 5.3 Aortic 4/17 23.5 Mitral 10/17 58.8 Aortic and mitral 1/17 5.9 Tricuspid 1/17 5.9 Echocardiographic signs of endocarditis Left-sided endocarditis 2/17 11.8 Right-sided endocarditis 10/17 58.8 Pacemaker infection 1/17 5.9 Valvular vegetation 12/17 70.6 Valvular abscess 6/17 35.9 Clinical symptoms Fever (temperature >38.5[degrees]C) 17/17 100 Cardiac murmur 16/17 94.1 Glomerulonephritis 1/17 5.9 Other data Drug abuse 1/17 5.9 Alcohol dependence 3/17 17.6 * Values are no.
Initial evaluation of Permacol bioprosthesis for the repair of complex incisional and parastomal hernias.
Jameela, Glutaraldehyde as a fixative in bioprosthesis and drug delivery matrices, Biomaterials, 17, 471-484 (1996).
Vascular Bioprosthesis (LeMaitre[R] Vascular ProCol[R])
Reardon et al., "Transcatheter aortic valve replacement using a self-expanding bioprosthesis in patients with severe aortic stenosis at extreme risk for surgery," Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol.
Nimni, "Toxic reactions evoked by glutaraldehyde-fixed pericardium and cardiac valve tissue bioprosthesis," Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, vol.
After successful resection, a modified Bentall procedure was used to replace the aortic root along with the aortic valve via a porcine bioprosthesis, reimplant the coronary vessels, reconstruct the interventricular septum, the RVOT, and repair the tricuspid valve.
In conjunction, Neovasc has received a license to the purchased assets and access to the sold facilities to allow it to continue its tissue and valve assembly activities for its remaining customers, and continue its own tissue-related programs, including advancing its mitral bioprosthesis valve Tiara through its clinical and regulatory pathways.
(NASDAQ: LMAT) has acquired US-based medical device company CryoLife, Inc.'s (NYSE: CRY) ProCol Vascular Bioprosthesis distribution rights and purchase option and has exercised that option to acquire ProCol from Hancock Jaffe Laboratories Inc., the company said.
Lyophilized bovine pericardium treated with a phenethylamine-diepoxide as an alternative to preventing calcification of cardiovascular bioprosthesis: preliminary calcification results.