Aesculap Miethke Adjustable Valves

Aesculap has two valves which can be adjusted using a magnetic programmer..  The proGAV is a pressure differential valve that can have its opening pressure adjusted.  The proSA is a gravity activated valve whose resistance varies iwht its orientation to the earth’s gravitational field.  

 

Valve Design

proGAV Valve

 

proSA Valve

 

Radiographic Images

proGAV

 
proGAV:
 Distal to this valve an additional gravity activated valve (either a Shunt Assistant or a proSA valve is commonly found.

 

proSA

 
proSA :
 Proximal to this valve a pressure differential valve (either a miniNAV or adjustable proGAV valve) is commonly found.

 

Valve Opening Pressures

proGAV Valve

 

proSA Valve

 

Valve Dimensions

 

Valve Assemblies

proGAV

 

proSA


 

proGAV + proSA