Media

Publications

Comparison of the novel Medtentia double helix mitral annuloplasty system with the Carpentier-Edwards Physio annuloplasty ring: morphological and functional long-term outcome in a mitral valve insufficiency sheep model
Moritz A Konerding1 *, Jarmo Simpanen2, Leo Ihlberg2, Juha Aittomäki2, Kalervo Werkkala2, Vera Delventhal1 and Maximilian Ackermann1
1. Institute of Functional and Clinical Anatomy, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, 55099, Mainz, Germany.
2. Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland.

Medtentia Double Helix Annuloplasty System Evaluated in Porcine Experimental Model
Henrik Jensen MD PhD1, Jarmo Simpanen MD2, Morten Smerup MD PhD1, Marianne Bjerre MS1, Morten Bramsen MS1, Kalervo Werkkala MD PhD2, Tiina Vainikka MD PhD2, Michael Hasenkam MD DMSc1 and Per Wierup MD PhD1,
1. Dept. of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Skejby Hospital, Aarhus University, Denmark,
2. Dept. of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland;
Innovations, Volume 5, Number 2, March/April 2010

Abstracts, posters and congress presentations

December 2020, ICI for All Global Digital Summit
Physiological Downsizing of Mitral Annulus with Medtentia Cathhelix: Long Term Surgical and Mid Term Transcatheter Results
Kari Kervinen, MD, PhD, Oulu University Hospital, Finland

November 2017, Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics, Denver
A Novel Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair System
Bruno Scheller, MD, University of Saarland, Germany

November 2020, Nordic-American Life Science Virtual Conference
Medtentia, The Future of Mitral Valve Repair
Olli Keränen, Medtentia, Finland

December 2019, ICI Meeting, Tel Aviv, Israel
Medtentia Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair; Physiological Downsizing of the Mitral Annulus
Kari Kervinen, MD, PhD, Oulu University Hospital, Finland

November 2017, Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics, Denver
A Novel Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair System
Bruno Scheller, MD, University of Saarland, Germany

September 2017, PCR Innovators Day, London
Transcatheter CathHELIX Mitral Valve Repair
Bruno Scheller, MD, University of Saarland, Germany
Luc Behr, MD, IMMR, France
Alexis Morlet, IMMR, France
Jörg Breitkopf, MSc, Phoenix Medical Consulting, Germany
Jonas Andersson, EPA, Ijon AB, Sweden
Hans-Reinhard Zerkowski, MD, University of Basel, Switzerland

March 2017, Heart Valve Society Scientific Meeting, Monaco
Medtentia Annuloplasty System: Results of an Early Feasibility Study in 11 Patients After 513 Overall Combined Follow-up Months
Kalervo Werkkala, Vaasa Central Hospital, Finland
Antti Vento, Heart and Lung Center, Finland
Jörg Breitkopf, MSc, Phoenix Medical Consulting, Germany
Antero Sahlman, Heart and Lung Center, Finland
Olavi Lammintausta, Heart and Lung Center, Finland
Jarmo Simpanen, Heart and Lung Center, Finland
Leo Ihlberg, Heart and Lung Center, Finland
Hans-Reinhard Zerkowski, MD, University of Basel, Switzerland

November 2012, IEEE Healthcare Innovation of the IEEE EMBS Houston, Texas 
Double Helix Mitral Annuloplasty System: A Comparative Flow Analysis
Mika Nikander, Elomatic Oy, Turku, Finland

June 2010, ISMICS, San Francisco
Kalervo A. Werkkala MD PhD, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland

August 2009, Scandinavian Association of Thoracic Surgery (SATS), Stockholm
A New Medtentia Ring for Mitral Annuloplasty
Kalervo A. Werkkala MD PhD, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland

June 2008, ISMICS, Boston
The Minimally Invasive Medtentia Double Helix Mitral Annuloplasty System
Henrik Jenssen MD, Aarhus University, Denmark

October 2005, Milan
Key Ring Concept In Mitral Valve Reconstructions
Per Wierup MD PhD, Aarhus University, Denmark