Rebirth Of A Heart Valve: Franciscan Health Surgeon First In World To Use Device

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

“… A patient who received a first-in-the-world tricuspid valve procedure as part of a new national clinical trial at Franciscan Health Heart Center is home and recovering well.”

“Another recent innovation involves a procedure based on the HAART Aortic Annuloplasty. The operation uses a fabric-covered frame – about the diameter of an index finger – that strengthens the internal structure of the aortic heart valve and allows repair of valves that might otherwise be replaced.”

“To learn more about Dr. Gerdisch’s work at Franciscan Health Heart Center, visit”

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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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