Procedure in Indiana Provides Important New Option for Heart Valve Repair

Heart Valve Repair with the HAART Aortic Annuloplasty Device

Article from the Franciscan Health website. This page provides some excerpts from the article.

“… five patients were first in the state of Indiana, and some of the first in the nation, to receive a new life-saving aortic heart valve repair with a very unique implant. The surgery was performed by nationally recognized cardiothoracic surgeon, Marc W. Gerdisch, MD, FACS, FACC, FHRS.”

“Dr. Gerdisch utilized the new FDA-approved device designed to re-size, reshape and stabilize the aortic valve. All are recovering and doing well after the procedure, called HAART Aortic Annuloplasty.”

“One of the first things that strikes you about an innovative new heart valve implant is just how small and simple it looks – it is a small fabric covered frame about the diameter of your index finger. However, this tiny, ingenious device is making a huge difference in the lives of five patients at Franciscan Health Heart Center Indianapolis, and it is ultimately on track to help hundreds of thousands across the United States and beyond.”

About BioStable Science & Engineering
BioStable Science & Engineering is a cardiovascular device company focused on developing and commercializing proprietary valve repair technologies that provide an alternative to valve replacement for patients with aortic valve disease. The company’s HAART Aortic Repair Technologies are designed to simplify and standardize aortic valve repair, enabling surgeons to offer the recognized clinical benefits of valve repair to patients undergoing surgical correction of aortic insufficiency or aortic root aneurysm.

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