porcine valve

por·cine valve

stented heterograft valve from pigs.
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[11] also reported fungal endarteritis of the ascending aorta by Bipolaris species following replacement of the aortic valve with a porcine valve which ultimately resulted in the patient's death.
The patient's past medical history was significant for coronary artery disease with a history of coronary artery bypass graft, mitral valve replacement with a porcine valve and graft, and atrial fibrillation.
This present report proposes a novel method for the specific quantification of any residual bile acids (cholate, deoxycholate, and taurodeoxycholate) entrapped in the ECM of porcine valve scaffolds as in case of procedures [17, 19, 32, 33] already considered for clinical use or reported as significantly promising for the production of biocompatible cardiovascular substitutes [34, 35].
Porcine valve durability: A comparison between Hancock standard and Hancock II bioprostheses.
Minniti et al., "The fate of Hancock II porcine valve recipients 25 years after implant," European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, vol.
Examination of the extracted bioprosthetic valve revealed devitalized porcine valve with rare mononuclear cells on the surface of the leaflets (Figure 1, A and B).
In several studies, by 15 years the porcine valve has failed in 30 percent to 60 percent of patients.
"Porcine valves typically fail suddenly and unpredictably by tearing.
and Haverich A., Tissue engineering of heart valves--Human endothelial cell seeding of detergent acellularised porcine valves. European Journal of Cardio Thoracic Surgery 14(3): 279-284 (1998).
Second-generation pericardial valves are more durable than traditional porcine valves as aortic valve replacements, said Guangqiang Gao, M.D., and associates at Providence Health System, Portland, Ore.
Mechanical valves appear to be superior to porcine valves in patients undergoing mitral or aortic valve replacement, according to Dr.
Porcine valves are easily available, and not in fixed supply, as are human blood or human donor organs.