Table 14

TAVR Valve Types and Qualities

DeviceCompanyExpansion MechanismValve MaterialStent MaterialRepositionableRetrievableClinical TrialsFIMCE MarkFrench Size
Colibri Heart ValveEndoluminal Technology ResearchBalloon- and self-expandablePericardiumStainless steel/NitinolNoNoNo2003NoBalloon: 16
Self: 12
Direct FlowDirect Flow MedicalPolymer-injectedPericardiumPolymerYesNoNo2006No22
LotusSadra MedicalSelf-expandablePericardiumNitinolYesNoNo2007No21
JenaValveJenaValve TechnologySelf-expandablePericardiumNitinolYesNoNo2007Yes28
Heart LeafletHeart Leaflet TechnologiesSelf-expandablePericardiumNitinolYesYesNoN/ANo16
LutterN/ASelf-expandableTissue engineeredNitinolNoNoNoN/ANoN/A
PercValveAdvanced Bioprosthetic SurfacesSelf-expandablee-Nitinole-NitinolNoNoNoN/ANo10
PorticoSt. JudeSelf- expandablePericardiumNitinolYesYesYes2011No22
AcurateSymetisSelf-expandablePericardiumNitinolYesYesYes2009Yes28

Modified from Chiam and Ruiz (94).

CE indicates Conformité Européenne, a mandatory conformity for products placed on the market in the European Economic Area; FIM, first in man; N/A, not applicable; and TAVR, transcatheter aortic valve replacement.