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The Duran AnCore® Annuloplasty System combines more than 35 years of proven technology with features that make it easy to implant.
Designed for mitral and tricuspid valve repair, the Duran AnCore® Annuloplasty System, available in both ring and band, offers:
Features that facilitate the implant of the Duran AnCore Annuloplasty System:
Only physicians who have received proper training should use this device
Adverse events can include: thromboembolic events, dehiscence, hemolysis, stenosis, residual incompetence, heart block, endocarditis, systolic anterior motion, left ventricular outflow tract obstruction, anticoagulant-related bleeding or hemorrhage.
For a complete listing of Indications, Contraindications, Warnings, Precautions and Adverse events, please refer to the Instructions for Use provided with the product.
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