Simulus Semi-Rigid Annuloplasty System from Medtronic

Designed to support the annulus and maintain the repair, the Simulus® Semi-Rigid Ring and Band accommodate annular flexion and leaflet curvature.


  • Braided polyester fabric – enables easy needle penetration, prevents bunching, and minimizes stretching to maintain annulus stability
  • Internal spring and stiffener – provide radiographic visualization
  • Generous suture target area with green suture line – provides demarcation between structural components and the suture target area
  • Trigone markers – assist in suture placement and positioning of ring and band
  • Clear holder for use in implant – provides visibility and proprietary one-cut release
  • Nine sizes – ranging from 24 mm to 40 mm