Cardiac Valve Replacement

  title={Cardiac Valve Replacement},
  author={Jack M Matloff},
  booktitle={Springer US},
The results of valve replacement with the ST. JUDE MEDICAL ® prosthesis in three age groups are compared. Six hundred and eighty patients underwent 735 valve replacements. Operative mortality for the entire group of patients was 6.6%. Patients were divided into three groups: Group I = < 60 years of age, Group II = 60 to 69 years and Group III = 70+ years… CONTINUE READING