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Hall-Kaster valve

Alternative eponyms

  • Hall-Kaster prosthesis
  • Medtronic Hall-Kaster tilting disc
  • Medtronic Hall valve

Related people

A pivotal disc prosthetic heart valve.

Description

A pivotal disc prosthetic heart valve. This prosthetic valve has no welds, joints, or bends that can eventually weaken the valve's structure.

Bibliography

  • K. V. Hall KV, R. L. Kaster, A. Wøien:
    An improved pivotal disk-type prosthetic heart valve.
    Journal of Oslo City Hospital, 1979, 3: 29.

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