EDWARDS INTUITY valve system (1st generation)

Intuity Image

Data provided by company:

  • The valve system is based on the Carpentier-Edwards PERIMOUNT platform and Edwards’ innovations in transcatheter heart valves.
  • The EDWARDS INTUITY valve is a stented tri-leaflet bovine pericardial bioprosthesis with a balloon expandable, cloth-covered stent frame at the inflow aspect.
  • The valve is positioned supra-annularly using three guiding sutures. The sutures are tied, and the aortotomy closed following frame expansion with a balloon catheter.

Comments Surgery:

  • Implantation through right-sided minimal thoracotomy, valve orientation identical to native valve

Comments Echocardiography:

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