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BASICS: The Leaflets

  • The tri-leaflet valve is mounted within the nitinol frame to three commissural posts.
  • The leaflets which rise to 26 mm at the three commissural insertion points can end up positioned directly in front of the coronary ostium.
  • The three leaflets are attached to valve frame via three commissural tabs with a 3mm pledget 120 degrees apart.
  • The leaflets rise to just below the top of the frame.
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