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Early bioprosthetic valve failure caused by preserved native mitral valve leaflets.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22159254     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The importance of preservation of subvalvular apparatus and valve-ventricular continuity during mitral valve replacement (MVR) has been suggested for many years. The chordal-sparing MVR has been shown to be superior to the standard MVR with chordal resection in terms of improved left ventricular function and has been considered to be a safe procedure. However, we encounter a rare case requiring early reoperation for bioprosthetic valve failure caused by preserved leaflets after chordal-sparing MVR.
Koji Takeda; Richard Lee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2011-11-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1569-9285     ISO Abbreviation:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-26     Completed Date:  2012-05-18     Revised Date:  2013-06-27    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101158399     Medline TA:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  226-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Device Removal
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Heart Valve Prosthesis*
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation / adverse effects,  instrumentation*
Mitral Valve Insufficiency / surgery*,  ultrasonography
Mitral Valve Stenosis / etiology,  surgery*,  ultrasonography
Prosthesis Design
Prosthesis Failure*
Treatment Outcome

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