Monthly Archives: August 2009

Are We Complementary or Competitive to Transcatheter?

The answer is yes. Our device can be viewed as both complementary and directly competitive to the new class of transcatheter valves being developed by Edwards, Medtronic, and others. It is complementary because it can be implanted in patients that present with a bicuspid shaped valve – a condition strictly contraindicated for transcatheter valve devices.  [...]