Ten years' experience with the Björk-Shiley tilting disc valve.


More than 10 years of clinical experience with 1,800 consecutive valve replacements with the Björk-Shiley tilting disc valve were focused on improving its durability, flow dynamics, thromboresistance, and in vivo functional control. Although the original Delrin disc functions excellently after 10 years in the human circulation, the durability of the… (More)


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@article{Bjrk1979TenYE, title={Ten years' experience with the Bj{\"o}rk-Shiley tilting disc valve.}, author={Viktor Bj{\"o}rk and Alexander Henze}, journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery}, year={1979}, volume={78 3}, pages={331-42} }