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The Simplici-T® Annuloplasty System offers a first-of-its-kind approach to mitral and tricuspid valve repair.
The Simplici-T® System is the first flexible band to eliminate the need for traditional sizing, providing a custom fit for every patient and requiring less inventory space.
Correct annuloplasty band sizing is an important element to achieve a successful repair.
No more sizing – One size is always the right size. The Simplici-T System is based on the “no sizing” implant technique of Dr. Tirone David, one of the world’s most outstanding technical cardiac surgeons.
Customized for every patient – The flexible band adapts to the unique needs of every patient. Implanted band length is determined by the annular size and degree of plication of the annular tissue.
Reduced inventory – The flexible annuloplasty band is supplied in a length of 100 mm and requires no additional accessories.
Offers the benefits of a flexible band, including:
Only physicians who have received proper training in valve repair should use this device.
Adverse events can include: thromboembolic events, band dehiscence, hemolysis, stenosis, heart block, endocarditis, systolic anterior motion, left ventricular outflow tract obstruction, anticoagulant-related bleeding or hemorrhage, uncorrected or recurrent regurgitation, low cardiac output, thrombosis, damage to coronary arteries.
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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