Structural Heart | Mechanical Heart Valves | Aortic Valved Grafts

Masters HP™ Valved Graft with Gelweave Valsalva™ Technology

Product Highlights

  • Patented Valsalva design mimics natural anatomy and eases anastomotic suturing1-3
  • Gelweave technology gelatin coating aids in tissue ingrowth4
  • Low porosity graft enables zero pre-clotting4
  • Expanded cuff designed to minimize potential for paravalvular leak
  • Graft length is 10 cm minimum
  • St. Jude Medical heart valves are MR conditional5
Masters HP<sup>™</sup> Valved Graft with Gelweave Valsalva<sup>™</sup> Technology

Ordering Information

Contents: Aortic Valved Graft (1 unit per box)

Reorder Number Tissue Annulus Diameter (mm) Graft Inner Diameter (mm) Skirt Diameter (mm) +/- 10% (inflated) Valve Orifice Inner Diameter (mm) Geometric Orifice Area (cm2)
19VAVGJ-515 19 20 26 16.7 2.06
21VAVGJ-515 21 22 28 18.6 2.55
23VAVGJ-515 23 24 32 20.4 3.09
25VAVGJ-515 25 26 34 22.5 3.67
27VAVGJ-515 27 28 36 24.2 4.41
29VAVGJ-515 29 30 38 26.1 5.18

1. De Paulis R, De Matteis GM, Nardi P, et al. A new aortic Dacron conduit for surgical treatment of aortic root pathology. Ital Heart J. 2000 Jul;1(7):457-63.

2. De Paulis R, Bassano C, Scaffa R, et al. Bentall procedures with a novel valved conduit incorporating “Sinuses of Valsalva”. Surg Technol Int. 2004;12:195-200.

3. De Paulis R, De Matteis GM, Nardi P, et al. One-year appraisal of a new aortic root conduit with Sinuses of Valsalva. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2002;123(1):33-9.

4. From Manufacturer’s Literature: Vascutek, Ltd.

5. St. Jude Medical MRI Safety Document.

Gelweave Valsalva is a trademark of Vascutek, Ltd.

Rx Only

St. Jude Medical prosthetic heart valves are indicated for use as replacement valves in patients with a diseased, damaged, or malfunctioning native or prosthetic valve. Possible side effects for all valvular implants include, but are not limited to: regurgitation, thromboembolic phenomena, resistance to flow, infection, hemolysis, dysrhythmias, and prosthetic dehiscence or failure. Anticoagulation is recommended for patients with mechanical valve implants. Please see the physician’s manual for a full description of indications, contraindications, side effects, precautions, warnings and instructions for use.

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Last Updated: April 19, 2013