Clinical evaluation of ATS prosthetic valve by doppler echocardiography: comparison with St. Jude Medical (SJM) valve.

@article{Hasegawa2000ClinicalEO,
  title={Clinical evaluation of ATS prosthetic valve by doppler echocardiography: comparison with St. Jude Medical (SJM) valve.},
  author={Minoru Hasegawa},
  journal={Annals of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery : official journal of the Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia},
  year={2000},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={247-51}
}
  • Minoru Hasegawa
  • Published 2000 in
    Annals of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery…
ATS valve is a bileaflet valve developed to have a superior function to traditional prosthetic valves on anti-thrombogenesis and hemolysis. The orifice area was enlarged in consequence of making its orifice with pyrolytic carbon materials, and the pivot was open pivot and the strut was eliminated. The efficiency of this valve has been reported in the Europe. In Japan, its clinical trial was performed in September 1993 and its clinical use was permitted in August 1996. In this study, we compared… CONTINUE READING

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