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Carbomedics Top Hat® Supra-Annular Aortic Valve

The first and only truly supra-annular mechanical heart valve.

Carbomedics Top Hat® Supra-Annular Aortic Valve

diagram of the Carbomedics Top Hat® Supra-Annular Aortic Valve

Product Features

  • Uniquely designed for exceptional performance
    • By placing the valve completely above the annulus, Top Hat provides maximum blood flow—achieving exceptional hemodynamic performance while minimizing the need for annulus enlargement procedures
    • Titanium stiffening ring minimizes the possibility of leaflet lockup or escape
  • Wide range of patient applications
    • Aortic procedures
    • Small aortic annulus
    • Severely calcific aortic annulus
    • DVR procedures
    • MIS procedures
    • Normal sinus area
  • Outstanding clinical record
    • Never a post-operative structural failure
    • Extraordinary clinical record for valve-related events
    • Supra-annular placement allows for largest valve possible
  • Implant flexibility
    • Provides an alternative to aortic root enlargement
    • Increases ease and safety of DVR procedure
    • Titanium stiffening ring allows for rotatability in-situ
    • Three orientation markers for suture spacing
    • Special supra-annular sizer allows the surgeon to match the valve's flow area to the patient's annulus while testing for the fit of the valve's superstructure to the aortic root
    • Suitable for MIS applications

Caution: Federal law (USA) restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician. For indications, contraindications, precautions and warnings for each device, please refer to the Instructions For Use.

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