Symetis Acurate aortic valve-in-valve implantation for early degeneration of a Sapien THV prosthesis.

@article{Kiefer2013SymetisAA,
  title={Symetis Acurate aortic valve-in-valve implantation for early degeneration of a Sapien THV prosthesis.},
  author={Philipp Kiefer and Lukas Lehmkuhl and Joerg Seeburger and Marcel Vollroth and Thilo Noack and Thomas Schroeter and Friedrich W. Mohr and David Holzhey},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={96 5},
  pages={1880}
}
Twoman who was readmitted to our hospital because of severe dyspnea (New York Heart Association functional class IV). Her medical history included mechanical mitral valve replacement and a triple coronary bypass operation in 2000. In 2010 she underwent transapical aortic valve implantation (Edwards Sapien THV 26 mm; Edwards Lifesciences, Irvine, CA) for aortic stenosis resulting from multiple comorbidities such as porcelain aorta (Fig 1A, computed tomographic reconstruction), chronic kidney… CONTINUE READING

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