EU Approves Mitroflow Aortic Pericardial Heart Valve With Phospholipid Reduction Treatment

by Kathy Jones on  August 16, 2011 at 8:22 PM Heart Disease News
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The Mitroflow Aortic Pericardial Heart Valve with Phospholipid Reduction Treatment (PRT) has received the European CE Mark approval, Sorin Group has announced.
 EU Approves Mitroflow Aortic Pericardial Heart Valve With Phospholipid Reduction Treatment
EU Approves Mitroflow Aortic Pericardial Heart Valve With Phospholipid Reduction Treatment
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The PRT component of the valve is aimed at relieving calcification of the device and increase its durability. A released statement by Sorin said that phospholipids play a key role in the calcification process of biosprotheses.

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"The addition of PRT to the Mitroflow bioprosthesis will help mitigate potential calcification and possibly further improve the tissue valve's clinically proven outstanding durability," it added.

Source: Medindia
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