Sewing Ring Integrity

A measure of the resistance to sewing ring dehiscence. Failure may result from sutures, suture retention failure, fabric tensile strength failure, fabric weave failure, or fabric seam failure.

Test Procedure

Suture integrity at minimal zoom factor: x2.5 by pictures

2 inspection periods – Inspection before and pulsatile flow testing

Scope

Surgical valves or other devices anchored by sutures.

Service Levels

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