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Cardiac valve surgery--the "French correction".
  • A. Carpentier
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular…
  • 1 September 1983
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Extensive calcification of the mitral valve anulus: pathology and surgical management.
Extensive calcification of the mitral valve anulus is a pathologic entity frequently associated with degenerative valvular disease. The calcification process remains localized to the anulus in 77% ofExpand
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Reconstructive surgery of mitral valve incompetence: ten-year appraisal.
Between January, 1969, and January, 1978, 551 patients with mitral incompetence were treated by a system of reconstructive techniques. Mitral valve incompetence was classified into three typesExpand
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The radial artery for coronary artery bypass grafting: clinical and angiographic results at five years.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the long-term results of use of the radial artery as a conduit for coronary artery bypass grafting. METHODS After revival of the technique in 1989, theExpand
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Very Long-Term Results (More Than 20 Years) of Valve Repair With Carpentier’s Techniques in Nonrheumatic Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Background—Mitral valve repair is considered the gold standard in surgery of degenerative mitral valve insufficiency (MVI), but the long-term results (>20 years) are unknown. Methods and Results—WeExpand
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Soluble HLA-G protein secreted by allo-specific CD4+ T cells suppresses the allo-proliferative response: A CD4+ T cell regulatory mechanism
We recently reported that the nonclassical HLA class I molecule HLA-G was expressed in the endomyocardial biopsies and sera of 16% of heart transplant patients studied. The aim of the present reportExpand
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Biological factors affecting long-term results of valvular heterografts.
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A new reconstructive operation for Ebstein's anomaly of the tricuspid valve.
Ebstein's anomaly is a complex malformation involving the tricuspid valve and the right ventricle. Various surgical techniques, either repair or replacement of the abnormal tricuspid valve, have beenExpand
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The aorta-to-coronary radial artery bypass graft. A technique avoiding pathological changes in grafts.
Abstract A technique of aorta-to-coronary artery bypass grafting using the patient's radial artery is proposed with the aim of reducing the incidence of late pathological changes in the graft.Expand
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