Replacement heart valve eliminates leakage

mtxnov21 fig3A textile-based prosthesis to correct problems associated with impaired heart valves has been developed by Edwards Lifesciences of Irvine, California, USA.

The implant is designed to be secured relative to intra-luminal tissue in an atraumatic manner and to eliminate paravalvular leakage.

For the full story, see the November 2021 edition of Medical Textiles.