Tilting disc valve | definition of tilting disc valve by Medical dictionary
tilting disc valve
tilt·ing disc valve
a variety of prosthetic cardiac valve composed of a caged disc.
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tilt·ing disc valve (tilt'ing disk valv)
A type of prosthetic cardiac valve that includes a caged disc.
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References in periodicals archive
Until appearance of tilting disc valve
, Edwards laboratories had developed different series of ball valves during next 12 years (1).
Single leaflet tilting disc valves are commonly restricted to opening by 60[degrees] to 70[degrees]  and others may open up to 75[degrees] .
Tilting disc valves and the effect of orientation," Journal of Biomechanics, Vol.