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

proSA

ProSA Valve
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