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Figure 2.

The V-Chordal Device, a Surgically Implantable Adjustable Chordae Device.

The device can be implanted with a sutureless approach, which opens the perspective of fully percutaneous implants. The length of the chordae can be adjusted on the beating heart for optimal coaptation. A: A drawing depicting the concept. B: An animal model post-mortem examination showing the adjusting device in the tip of the papillary muscle with chordae attached on the free edge of the anterior leaflet.

Rambam Maimonides Med JRambam Maimonides Medical JournalRambam Health Care Campus 2013 July; 4(3): e0015. ISSN: 2076-9172
Published online 2013 July 25. doi: 10.5041/RMMJ.10115