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  • n. The use of plastic to repair a cardiac valve.


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  • Early studies suggest that a new treatment called IDET (intradiscal electrothermal annuloplasty) works at least as well as fusion.

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  • The controversy began in 2008 when Nalini Rajamannan, an assistant professor of medicine, accused McCarthy of implanting in one of her patients an experimental annuloplasty ring, the Myxo ring, manufactured by Edwards Lifesciences. News

  • Meanwhile, mechanical heart valve implantations will decline due to increased competition from not only PHV, but annuloplasty and durable tissue heart valves as well.

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  • As PHV devices become more widespread they are expected to increasingly detract from tissue heart valve and annuloplasty procedures.

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  • The Simulus product portfolio includes flexible, semi-rigid and adjustable annuloplasty rings and bands for use in mitral and tricuspid valve repair.


  • Simulus annuloplasty products are unique in that they are designed to provide physiologic support for the repaired valve, adapting to the natural movement of the heart in the cardiac cycle.


  • St. Jude Medical also markets mechanical heart valves, valve annuloplasty rings and porcine tissue valves. reported sales of vascular closure and heart valve products were up 10 percent in the quarter.

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  • By the end of June, about two dozen "adverse events" complaints about the device, known then as the Myxo ETlogix 5100 annuloplasty ring, were reported to a FDA database, including two possible deaths.


  • Completing the portfolio in heart valve therapy is the ATS SimulusĀ® annuloplasty product line.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The ATS SimulusĀ® annuloplasty product portfolio, used for the repair of the mitral valve, includes a full offering of flexible, semi-rigid and adjustable rings and bands.

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