paravalvular

par·a·val·vu·lar

(par'ă-val'vyū-lăr),
Adjacent to or in the vicinity of a valve.

paravalvular

(par″ă-val′vyŭ-lăr) [ para- + valvular]
Surrounding or adjacent to a heart valve.
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Till recently, the only way to treat paravalvular leak was to redo surgery and re-suturing.
Of particular significance in the findings is the absence of explants due to structural valve deterioration, as well as the low rate of paravalvular leak reported.
For the demo, the team performed a highly technically demanding procedure known as paravalvular aortic leak closure, which repairs replacement heart valves that have begun leaking around the edges.
It features a braided valve frame and an adaptive seal that minimizes paravalvular regurgitation or leaking (PVL) by conforming to the patient's native aortic valve.
Abbott announced treatment with the company's Portico transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) therapy was associated with excellent clinical outcomes at 30 days, including low rates of death, disabling stroke, and paravalvular leak.
The LOTUS Valve System features an adaptive seal, which creates an external seal to prevent leakage around the valve known as paravalvular leak or PVL, a proven predictor of mortality.
Echocardiography showed minimal anterior paravalvular leaks.
Prosthetic valve endocarditis may present with new valvular regurgitation, dehiscence of prosthetic valve, and intracardiac mass of paravalvular abscess [4, 7, 8].
An echocardiogram revealed dilatation of the ascending aorta and mild paravalvular leak around the bioprosthetic aortic valve.
There were no signs of paravalvular abscesses and no stenosis of the affected valve.
Secondary endpoints included (1) incidence of major bleeding (including operative revision), (2) incidence of pacemaker implantation, (3) incidence of paravalvular leakage, (4) procedural times, and (5) the length of hospital stay.
Patients with a clinical diagnosis of IE had undergone transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) to diagnose echocardiographic evidence of infection namely vegetations, paravalvular extension, prosthetic valve dehiscence, check haemodynamic compromise based on valvular dysfunction, ventricular dimensions and ventricular ejection fraction.