ATS Medical Expands Open Pivot Heart Valve Offerings


August 23, 2007

August 23, 2007 - ATS Medical Inc., manufacturer and marketer of cardiac surgery products and services, announced that the FDA has granted the company approval to begin marketing 25 and 35-millimeter sizes of its line of ATS Open Pivot Mechanical Heart Valves.

More than 135,000 ATS Open Pivot Heart Valves, which reportedly utilize a unique pivot design resulting in exceptional performance and low risk profile, have been implanted in patients worldwide. The ATS 3F brand encompasses multiple tissue heart valve product offerings at varying steps from market introductions to clinical trials to development projects that incorporate less invasive valve replacement technology.

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