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Transapical Implantation of Ventor Embracer™ Valve in Patients With Severe Aortic Valve Disease

2014-07-24 14:17:44 | BioPortfolio

Summary

A prospective single arm study evaluating feasibility and safety of a catheter-based transapical implantation of the Ventor Embracer™ aortic valve bioprosthesis in patients with severe aortic valve disease, specifically aortic stenosis, who are at elevated risk for standard surgical valve replacement.

Study Design

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Aortic Valve Disease

Intervention

Ventor Embracer

Location

Prof. Jochen Schaefers
Homburg
Germany
66421

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Ventor Technologies

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:17:44-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

The downward displacement of the cuspal or pointed end of the trileaflet AORTIC VALVE causing misalignment of the cusps. Severe valve distortion can cause leakage and allow the backflow of blood from the ASCENDING AORTA back into the LEFT VENTRICLE, leading to aortic regurgitation.

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Pathological condition characterized by the backflow of blood from the ASCENDING AORTA back into the LEFT VENTRICLE, leading to regurgitation. It is caused by diseases of the AORTIC VALVE or its surrounding tissue (aortic root).

A type of constriction that is caused by the presence of a fibrous ring (discrete type) below the AORTIC VALVE, anywhere between the aortic valve and the MITRAL VALVE. It is characterized by restricted outflow from the LEFT VENTRICLE into the AORTA.

A pathological constriction that can occur above (supravalvular stenosis), below (subvalvular stenosis), or at the AORTIC VALVE. It is characterized by restricted outflow from the LEFT VENTRICLE into the AORTA.

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