Symmetrical cuff design allows valve to be placed in a supra-annular, intra-annular or sub-annular position simply by varying suture entry and exit sites. The flexible, generous cuff easily conforms to difficult patient annular anatomy and the titanium stiffening ring allows valve to be rotated. Variable valve placement allows surgeon to choose the best valve position for each patient with superior clinical results applications. Has considerations for heavily calcified annulus, mitral redo surgery, double valve replacement, and endocarditis. You must have Windows Media Player installed to view the videos, which can be downloaded free at microsoft, including; Mitral Valve Endocarditis View Video, Carbomedics OptiForm Mitral Valve in the Atrial Position View Video, and Carbomedics OptiForm Mitral Valve in the Intra-annular Position View Video.
- Cardiovascular system :mitral