Israeli heart valve implanted in first US patients


September 1, 2023

(JNS) — Trisol Medical Ltd., an Israeli medical device company, has successfully implanted its Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve in two patients in the United States.

The procedure involved the replacement of the tricuspid valve through a minimally invasive approach, avoiding the need for cardiopulmonary bypass. Both patients were suffering from symptomatic tricuspid regurgitation, a disorder in which the heart’s tricuspid valve does not close tightly enough, causing blood to flow backward into the right upper heart chamber every time the right lower heart chamber contracts. Left untreated, the di...

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