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Sorin wins CE Mark for stentless heart valve

Fri, 11/22/2013 - 8:56am
Mass Device

Sorin Group says it won CE Mark approval in the European Union for its Solo Smart stentless aortic valve.

Sorin wins CE Mark for stentless heart valve

Sorin Group (BIT:SRN) said it won CE Mark approval in the European Union for its Solo Smart heart valve, designed to replace the aortic valve without leaving a stent in place.

Milan-based Sorin said the Solo Smart device is the next iteration of its Freedom Solo replacement valve. The new device features a removable stent to provide support while the valve is sewn in place and then removed, according to a press release.

The 1st implantation of the device, by Dr. Alberto Repossini of the Spedali Civili Brescia, was performed Oct. 29, Sorin said.

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