Long-term survival with a stentless free-hand Batista pericardial aortic valve prosthesis: A case report

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INTRODUCTION Stented bovine pericardial prosthetic valves are a good option for older patients, except when there is a fragile small aortic annulus, when, if there is no contraindication to anticoagulation, a mechanical prosthesis may be indicated. PRESENTATION OF CASE We report a 72 year-old man who underwent coronary bypass grafting and aortic valve… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2014.11.035

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