Table 2

Cardiac Catheterization Evaluation of the 7 Long-Term Animals, 150 Days Post-Tiara Implantation

Cardiac CatheterizationDigital X-Ray
AnimalMR (0–4)Coronary Artery ObstructionAR
(0–4)
LVOT GradientLV FunctionValve Deformation or Significant Frame Fracture
10No00GoodNo
21No00GoodNo
30No00GoodNo
42No00GoodNo
52No00GoodNo
62No00GoodNo
72No00GoodNo

LV = left ventricular; other abbreviations as in Table 1.

  • Regurgitation severity: 0 = trace/mild; 1 = mild; 2 = moderate; 3 = moderate to severe; 4 = severe.