US Melody Transpulmonary Valve Trial - US Melody TPV Trial


The Melody pulmonary valve is a newer addition to the interventional armamentarium. Traditionally, the two options for patients with right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) dysfunction and/or pulmonary regurgitation (PR) were medical management or surgical pulmonary valve replacement. The Melody valve represents a transcatheter approach to this problem.

The initial experience with 34 patients was reported recently, following which it received Food and Drug Adminis...