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Aesculap Miethke Adjustable Valves

This page was last updated on September 16th, 2017

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 Valve

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


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

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