Pediatric Tubular Pulmonary Heart Valve from Decellularized Engineered Tissue Tubes

Pediatric patients account for a small portion of the heart valve replacements performed, but a pediatric pulmonary valve replacement with growth potential remains an unmet clinical need. ... Transducers (ViVitro Systems) were placed downstream, upstream, and on the ablumenal surface of the test valve to record system pressures. Instantaneous flow rates were measured using an electromagnetic flow meter (Carolina ...

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