Ivan Sérgio Joviano Casagrande

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Commercial bioprosthetic heart valves are commonly preserved in glutaraldehyde and are cytotoxic to host cells, preventing spontaneous endothelialization. The aim of this study was to demonstrate the(More)
OBJECTIVE The necessity for replacement of the valve, ascending aorta and aortic with coronary reimplantation in patients where anti-coagulation is undesirable, is increasing. We evaluated the(More)
OBJECTIVE In an effort to make available homografts preserved in a simpler and less costly way, we evaluated the polyethyleneglycol, L-Hydro (LH) method, that consists in the controlled extraction of(More)
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