Heart Valves

Known as: Valve, Heart, Valves, Cardiac, Cardiac Valves 
Any of the four heart valves, including the two atrioventricular valves and the two semilunar valves, that regulate the flow of blood through the… (More)

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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Dabigatran is an oral direct thrombin inhibitor that has been shown to be an effective alternative to warfarin in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND The majority of prosthetic heart valves currently implanted are tissue valves that can be expected to degenerate with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVES The aim of this work was to study the feasibility, safety, efficacy, and durability of percutaneous heart valve (PHV… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVES This study was done to assess the results of percutaneous heart valve (PHV) implantation in non-surgical patients with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND The design of a percutaneous implantable prosthetic heart valve has become an important area for investigation. A… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND For nearly a century, the mechanical failure of calcified heart valves was attributed to a passive degenerative… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND The mechanisms of extracellular matrix changes accompanying myxomatous valvular degeneration are uncertain. METHODS… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Previous tissue engineering approaches to create heart valves have been limited by the structural immaturity and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to compare long-term survival and valve-related complications between bioprosthetic and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND The optimal intensity of oral anticoagulant therapy for patients with mechanical heart valves (i.e., the level at… (More)
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