The future of bioprosthetic valves.

Abstract

The glutaraldehyde treated bioprosthetic heart valve is the most intensively studied valve in the history of heart valve replacement. The valve is examined from three aspects: hemodynamics, thromboembolism, and durability. The hemodynamic performance of the porcine bioprosthetic heart valve reveals that it performs as well as the Hall-Medtronic valve… (More)

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@article{Magilligan1988TheFO, title={The future of bioprosthetic valves.}, author={Donald J. Magilligan}, journal={ASAIO transactions}, year={1988}, volume={34 4}, pages={1031-2} }