Translation: from english

heart valve prosthesis

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  • heart valve prosthesis — prosthetic heart valve; see under valve …   Medical dictionary

  • Artificial heart valve — An artificial heart valve is a device implanted in the heart of a patient with heart valvular disease. When one of the four heart valves malfunctions, the medical choice may be to replace the natural valve with an artificial valve. This requires… …   Wikipedia

  • Prosthesis — An artificial substitute or replacement of a part of the body such as a tooth, eye, a facial bone, the palate, a hip, a knee or another joint, the leg, an arm, etc. A prosthesis is designed for functional or cosmetic reasons or both. A prosthesis …   Medical dictionary

  • prosthesis — prosthetic /pros thet ik/, adj. prosthetically, adv. /pros thee sis/ for 1; /pros theuh sis/ for 2, n., pl. prostheses / seez/ for 1; / seez / for 2. 1. a device, either external or implanted, that substitutes for or supplements a missing or… …   Universalium

  • valve — 1. A fold of the lining membrane of a canal or other hollow organ serving to retard or prevent a reflux of fluid. 2. Any formation or reduplication of tissue, or flaplike structure …   Medical dictionary

  • heart — A hollow muscular organ that receives the blood from the veins and propels it into the arteries. In mammals it is divided by a musculomembranous septum into two halves right or venous and left or arterial each of which consists of a receiving… …   Medical dictionary

  • Bjork-Shiley valve — The Bjork Shiley valve is a mechanical heart valve prosthesis. Beginning in 1971, it has been used to replace the aortic or mitral valves. It marks the first example of a successfully used tilting disc valve. It was manufactured first by Shiley… …   Wikipedia

  • prosthetic cardiac valve — prosthetic heart valve a substitute for a cardiac valve, composed of either artificial material or tissue. See illustration. Called also artificial heart v. and heart valve prosthesis. Prosthetic cardiac valves …   Medical dictionary

  • Aortic valve stenosis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 I35.0, I06.0, Q23.0 …   Wikipedia

  • Percutaneous aortic valve replacement — Intervention ICD 9 CM 35.21 35.22 …   Wikipedia

  • Artificial heart — This article is about the mechanical device. For the album, see Artificial Heart (album). The SynCardia temporary CardioWest Total Artificial Heart …   Wikipedia

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