[Late thromboses of prosthetic heart valves. Apropos of 15 cases].

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15 patients developed late thrombosis of their prosthetic heart valves: --9 mitral, 4 tricuspid and 2 aortic valve prostheses. --12 thromboses occurred on Starr-Edwards ball prostheses (7M, 3T and 2 Ao), 2 on Starr-Edwards disc prostheses (1M, 1T) and one on a Björk-Shiley valve. 14 patients were on anticoagulant drugs but treatment was only effective in 5… (More)

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@article{BenIsmail1980LateTO, title={[Late thromboses of prosthetic heart valves. Apropos of 15 cases].}, author={M Ben-Ismail and J. L. Michel and Fareeha Abid}, journal={Archives des maladies du coeur et des vaisseaux}, year={1980}, volume={73 2}, pages={183-90} }