Emerging Trends in Heart Valve Engineering: Part II. Novel and Standard Technologies for Aortic Valve Replacement

Arash Kheradvar, Elliott M. Groves, Craig J. Goergen, S. Hamed Alavi, Robert Tranquillo, Craig A. Simmons, Lakshmi P. Dasi, K. Jane Grande-Allen, Mohammad R K Mofrad, Ahmad Falahatpisheh, Boyce Griffith, Frank Baaijens, Stephen H. Little, Suncica Canic

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Abstract

The engineering of technologies for heart valve replacement (i.e., heart valve engineering) is an exciting and evolving field. Since the first valve replacement, technology has progressed by leaps and bounds. Innovations emerge frequently and supply patients and physicians with new, increasingly efficacious and less invasive treatment options. As much as any other field in medicine the treatment of heart valve disease has experienced a renaissance in the last 10 years. Here we review the currently available technologies and future options in the surgical and transcatheter treatment of aortic valve disease. Different valves from major manufacturers are described in details with their applications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)844-857
Number of pages14
JournalAnnals of Biomedical Engineering
Volume43
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2015

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© 2014, Biomedical Engineering Society.

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Copyright 2015 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.

Keywords

  • Bioprosthetic heart valves
  • Heart valve engineering
  • Mechanical heart valve
  • Transcatheter aortic valves

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