Patient Guide for Heart Valve Replacement

 

Table 4b. Comparison of complication rates of On-X and other heart valves. 24,29,33,36,39,45,49,50

 

  On-X Mechanical Valves Tissue Valves
Valve On-X On-X On-X SJM SJM Regent SJM SJM CEP CEP Freestyle
Study PMA33 PMA33 PMA33 PMA49 PMA50 Ikonomidis29 Khan24 Dellgren39 Marchand45 Cartier36
Postion Aortic Mitral All Valves All Valves Aortic All Valves All Valves Aortic Mitral Aortic
Mean Follow-up 4 yrs 4 yrs 4 yrs 1 yr* 1 yr* 7 yrs* 6 yrs 5 yrs 8 yrs 2 yrs
Thromboembolism 1.0 1.0 1.0 2.8 2.2 2.0* 2.8 1.4 1.1 2.5*
Hemorrhage 0.6 0.5 0.6 4.4 2.5 2.2* 2.1 0.1* 1.1 1.4*
Thrombosis 0 0 0 0 0 0.2* 0.2 0 0 0
Structural Failure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3* 1.6 0
Total 1.6 1.5 1.6 7.2* 4.7* 4.4* 5.1* 1.8* 3.8* 3.9*

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