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Bioprosthetic Tricuspid Valve Stenosis in End-Stage Renal Failure.
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PMID:  22104429     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Outcome of bioprosthetic valve replacement in the tricuspid position in patients with kidney failure is unknown. The authors describe a case of accelerated bioprosthetic tricuspid valve calcification leading to critical stenosis in a patient on chronic dialysis and with poorly controlled hyperparathyroidism. He required a second valve replacement in less than 3 years from the initial tricuspid replacement surgery. Both renal failure and its associated hyperparathyroidism have been implicated in native heart valve calcification. This case suggests that bioprosthetic valves could also be at risk for rapid calcification; more frequent monitoring of prosthetic valve function may be necessary.
Michael Mao; Malini Madhavan; Lori Blauwet; Hartzell V Schaff; Qi Qian
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-11-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of the medical sciences     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1538-2990     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0370506     Medline TA:  Am J Med Sci     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
From the Divisions of Nephrology and Hypertension (m mao, qq) and Cardiovascular Diseases (m madhavan, lb), Department of Medicine; and Department of Surgery (hvs), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
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