[Atherosclerotic risk factors in development of bioprosthetic valve failure].

@article{Rutkovskaia2014AtheroscleroticRF,
  title={[Atherosclerotic risk factors in development of bioprosthetic valve failure].},
  author={N V Rutkovskaia and Iu Iu Savoct'ianova and O L Barbarash},
  journal={Kardiologiia},
  year={2014},
  volume={54 6},
  pages={76-80}
}
Calcification of xenotissue as main cause of structural failure of bioprosthetic valves significantly limits their application in clinical practice. The assumptions about universal mechanisms of abnormal soft tissues calcification and impact of recipients metabolic factors on this process have been known. This article is an overview of studies investigating… CONTINUE READING