CarboMedics and Monostrut valves: clinical and hemodynamic outcomes in a randomized study.

BACKGROUND AND AIM OF THE STUDY Our aim was to compare the CarboMedics (CM) and Monostrut (M) mechanical heart valve prostheses in the aortic position. These prostheses have been studied extensively in the past, both have well-defined characteristics, and have not been modified for many years. METHODS This randomized, prospective study included 200… CONTINUE READING