An enhanced bileaflet valve, the Edwards MIRA feminine Mechanical Valve became available in 1998. Favorable hydrodynamic features and a redesigned sewing ring encouraged us to implant this device in indicated patients. Hemodynamics and clinical performance parameters were evaluated.

Initial clinical and hemodynamic experience with Edwards MIRA mechanical bileaflet valve

Onorati, F;
2003-01-01

Abstract

An enhanced bileaflet valve, the Edwards MIRA feminine Mechanical Valve became available in 1998. Favorable hydrodynamic features and a redesigned sewing ring encouraged us to implant this device in indicated patients. Hemodynamics and clinical performance parameters were evaluated.
Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Anticoagulants; Aortic Valve; Biocompatible Materials; Echocardiography; Female; Follow-Up Studies; Health Status Indicators; Heart Valve Diseases; Hemodynamics; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Mitral Valve; Postoperative Complications; Prosthesis Design; Survival Rate; Treatment Outcome; Warfarin; Heart Valve Prosthesis; Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
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