This market snapshot from Life Science Intelligence provides an analysis of the global market for mechanical heart valves. A mechanical heart valve is used to treat severe valve disease, caused by degeneration, calcification, or damage to the heart’s valves. These devices are placed during an open-heart (i.e. surgical) procedure. Mechanical heart valves are part of the larger heart valve repair and replacement devices market, which also consists of tissue and transcatheter valves. These products are covered in separate market snapshots.
This market snapshot is intended to provide a high-level overview of the global market for mechanical heart valves, with key insights into: