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2013-07-17 23:24:13

Colorado company paves way for commercial sale of first serviceable bioprosthetic valve. Denver, Colo. (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 ValveXchange®, Inc., has submitted the European product approval application for the world’s first serviceable bioprosthetic heart valve, moving a step closer to commercial sale of an advanced heart valve that eliminates many common problems for cardiac valve patients. DEKRA Certification, the notified body to which ValveXchange submitted the application,...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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