"The On-X heart valve with Anatomic Sewing Ring is a major advancement and allows us to again improve the quality of life for younger patients with aortic valve disease," said Gerdisch. "The new valve permits preservation of normal cardiac architecture and tension is reduced on the tissue where the valve attaches. This type of innovation is designed to facilitate implantation and reduce trauma to the heart, ensuring a greater likelihood of long-term benefit."On-X valves are designed with breakthrough technology that causes less blood cell damage than traditional mechanical valves.
Franciscan St. Francis Health Is First Hospital In Nation To Implant Breakthrough Aortic Heart Valve Device
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