Aortic Heart Valve

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Product Specifications

CardioGraft® Aortic Valve

CardioGraft® Aortic Valve
A human aortic valve for aortic valve replacement

  • Allograft tissue most closely resembles the patient’s native tissue
  • The use of human tissue alleviates the need for anticoagulants
  • Effective orifice area closely approximates the native valve
  • Anterior mitral leaflet retained for use in endocarditis/abscess reconstruction
  • Availability in various sizes to best fit the patient’s anatomy
  • Safety: Allografts offer a high resistance to infection

 

 
Clinical Application

Aortic Valve Replacement

Cryopreserved Description Sizing
HVA-S Aortic Heart Valve D ≤ 16 mm
HVA-M Aortic Heart Valve D = 17 - 21 mm
HVA-L Aortic Heart Valve D ≥ 22 mm
References
  1. Hopkins. Cardiac Reconstructions with Allograft Tissues. Springer, NY, NY. 2005
  2. Fukushima, Tesar, et al. Long-term clinical outcomes after aortic valve replacement using cryopreserved aortic allograft. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2014; 148, 1: 65-72.
  3. Lytle, Pettersson, et al. Reoperative cryopreserved root and ascending aorta replacement for acute aortic prosthetic valve endocarditis. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2002; 74: 1754-1757.
  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.