Reoperation for prosthetic heart valve dysfunction: 19 years' experience.

Abstract

Between September 1968 and October 1987, 152 patients (66 males and 86 females; age range, 15 to 79 years) underwent 1 or more reoperations (total, 179) for prosthetic valve dysfunction at our hospital. In this report, we present material and statistics reflecting our experience with the last reoperation in these 152 patients. The procedures involved the… (More)

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@article{Masri1990ReoperationFP, title={Reoperation for prosthetic heart valve dysfunction: 19 years' experience.}, author={Z H Masri and Roland E Girardet and A A Attum and R N Barbie and I Yared and Allan M. Lansing}, journal={Texas Heart Institute journal}, year={1990}, volume={17 2}, pages={106-11} }