Percutaneous aortic valve replacement: an experimental study. I. Studies on implantation.

@article{Lutter2002PercutaneousAV,
  title={Percutaneous aortic valve replacement: an experimental study. I. Studies on implantation.},
  author={Georg Lutter and Daniela Kuklinski and Georg Berg and Patrick von Samson and Juergen Martin and Michael Handke and Peter Uhrmeister and Friedhelm Beyersdorf},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={123 4},
  pages={768-76}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this preliminary study was to devise a new surgical procedure for minimally invasive aortic valve implantation with a transluminal technique. METHODS The new collapsible heart valve was prepared by mounting a porcine aortic valve, taken from a freshly slaughtered pig, into a self-expandable nitinol stent by means of a suture technique. The outer diameter of the valved stent ranged from 15 to 23 mm, and the length ranged from 21 to 28 mm. Before implantation in vivo… CONTINUE READING
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