Bioprosthetic Valve Thrombosis Versus Structural Failure: Clinical and Echocardiographic Predictors.


BACKGROUND Bioprosthetic valve thrombosis (BPVT) is considered uncommon; this may be related to the fact that it is often unrecognized. Recent data suggest that BPVT responds to vitamin K antagonists, emphasizing the need for reliable diagnosis. OBJECTIVES This study sought to determine the diagnostic features of BPVT and to formulate a diagnostic model… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2015.09.022

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