Hemi-Pulmonary Artery

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Product Specifications

CardioGraft® Hemi-Pulmonary Artery (right or left)

CardioGraft® Hemi-Pulmonary Artery (right or left)
Cryopreserved human pulmonary artery used for cardiac repair and reconstruction

  • Natural ability to resist infection1,2,3
  • Alleviates the need for anticoagulation therapy4
  • Reduced thrombosis potential3
  • Human tissue – Closely resembles autograft; compliant and flexible
  • Forgiving and compliant to the native tissue. Easy to handle and suture, saving time.
Clinical Application
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Pulmonary Atresia
  • Outflow Tract/Root Reconstruction
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Transposition of Great Vessels
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Stenosis/Atresia
References
  1. Kirklin et al. Aortic Valve Endocarditis with Aortic Root Abscess Cavity: Surgical Treatment with Aortic Valve Homograft. Ann Thorac Surg 45:674-677, June 1988
  2. Tuna et al. Results of Homograft Aortic Valve Replacement for Active Endocarditis. Ann Thorac Surg 1990; 49: 619-24
  3. Hopkins et al. Cardiac Reconstructions with Allograft Tissues. Springer 2005
  4. Pettersson, Coselli, et al. 2016 The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) consensus guidelines: Surgical treatment of infective endocarditis. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2017; 153: 1241-1258