PTVA

AcronymDefinition
PTVAPercutaneous Transseptal Ventricular Assist
PTVAParle Tilak Vidyalaya Association (est. 1921; India)
PTVAPiezo Tuneable Vibration Absorber (aviation)
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PTVA was responsible for suggesting the P1 circular bus which ran for the last two summers and, contrary to what your correspondent reports, it was quite well used.
Added Rob Michiels, President and COO of CoreValve: "In essence, the TandemHeart PTVA System functions with the patient's own right heart and lungs to provide the equivalent of full cardiac bypass, and we are pleased to have this minimally invasive circulatory support system available so that our breakthrough ReValving procedure can be done safely and efficiently in the cath lab.
The TandemHeart PTVA System, a percutaneous left ventricular assist device (LVAD) that has received FDA 510(k) clearance late last year for short-term use, helps restore blood circulation through a simple cardiac catheterization procedure.