Edwards Lifesciences Corporation announced it received CE Mark for its INSPIRIS RESILIA aortic valve, the first in a new class of resilient heart valves. Incorporating the advanced RESILIA tissue, the INSPIRIS valve leverages features of the trusted PERIMOUNT Magna Ease valve and includes the proprietary VFit technology, which is designed for potential future valve-in-valve procedures.
A key innovation of the INSPIRIS valve is RESILIA tissue, a new, first-of-its-kind tissue platform that has been in development for more than a decade and builds on Edwards’ 40 years of leadership in tissue technology. RESILIA tissue utilizes Edwards’ integrity preservation technology, which preserves the tissue and provides improved anti-calcification properties and sustained hemodynamic performance. In addition, the valve is stored dry and ready to use.
A press release is available from Edwards website.