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Disorders of aortic valve include aortic stenosis, regurgitation, and degeneration.
today announced it has initiated the PERIGON (PERIcardial SurGical AOrtic Valve ReplacemeNt) Pivotal Trial, a global, prospective clinical trial evaluating an investigational surgical aortic heart valve made from bovine pericardial (cow heart) tissue that is intended to replace a diseased, damaged or malfunctioning native or prosthetic aortic valve.
PARIS, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Further validating its advanced transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) technology, the Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) Lotus(TM) Valve System continued to demonstrate impressive performance at six months, according to new data presented at EuroPCR 2014 in Paris.
The operation, called 'Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Replacement/Implantation' (TAVI), is a minimally invasive approach to implanting an artificial heart valve inside a constricted aortic valve.
Calcium buildup is the most common cause of aortic stenosis, a narrowing of the aortic valve that can lead to heart failure, stroke, and sudden cardiac death.
The FDA has expanded approval for the Sapien transcatheter heart valve for aortic valve stenosis patients who are at high risk for serious surgical complications or death.
Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announces results from the REPRISE I feasibility trial, which evaluated the acute safety of the Lotus(TM) Aortic Valve System in patients with severe aortic valve disease.
Sir Magdi is joining a team of paediatric cardiac surgeons from HMC to perform an aortic valve replacement operation on a local child suffering from bicuspid aortic valve disease.