[Long term results of the use of Björk-Shiley convex-concave heart valves. Ullevol hospital 1978-83].

@article{Sivertssen1996LongTR,
  title={[Long term results of the use of Bj{\"o}rk-Shiley convex-concave heart valves. Ullevol hospital 1978-83].},
  author={E. Sivertssen and N B Fjeld and Gunvor Semb},
  journal={Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke},
  year={1996},
  volume={116 22},
  pages={2662-5}
}
In recent years, Björk-Shiley CC-valves have become the object of suspicion after several reports of strut fracture with embolization of the tilting disk and acute heart failure. At Ullevål Hospital Björk-Shiley CC-valves were used in 341 patients during the period October 1978 to March 1983. Strut fracture occurred in four cases, three of the patients died… CONTINUE READING