Table 1. Commercially available heart valve replacements most commonly implanted.  
Type of Valve Brand Names* Manufacturer/Web Address
Latest Mechanical Heart Valve Design On-X Prosthetic Heart Valves On-X Life Technologies, Inc. www.onxlti.com
Mechanical Bileaflet Valves ATS Open Pivot Heart Valve ATS Medical www.atsmedical.com
St. Jude Medical Valves St. Jude Medical www.sjm.com
Sorin Carbomedics Valve Sorin www.livanova.sorin.com
Medtronic Advantage Valves Medtronic www.medtronic.com
Stented Pericardial Valves (Cow Tissue) Carpentier-Edwards Perimount Valves Edwards Lifesciences www.edwards.com
Sorin Carbomedics Mitroflow Valve Sorin www.sorin-ushv.com
Stented Tissue Valves (Pig Tissue) Hancock II Bioprostheses Medtronic www.medtronic.com
Stentless Tissue Valve (Pig Tissue) Medtronic Freestyle Aortic Root Bioprosthesis Medtronic www.medtronic.com
St. Jude Toronto SPV Valve St. Jude Medical www.sjm.com
Homograft Tissue Valves
(Human Donor Tissue)
CryoValve CryoLife www.cryolife.com