Sutureless Aortic Valves: Combining the Best or the Worst?

  title={Sutureless Aortic Valves: Combining the Best or the Worst?},
  author={Kareem Bedeir and Michael J. Reardon and Lawrence Harvey Cohn and Basel Ramlawi},
  journal={Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  volume={28 2},
Aortic valve replacement is a life saving intervention. Significant progress has been made toward reducing surgical trauma through minimally invasive surgery and transcatheter techniques. Each of these approaches has its advantages and limitations. Sutureless aortic valves have been proposed to overcome these limitations and have been in use in Europe. It… CONTINUE READING