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Early disc dislodgement of a mitral Björk-Shiley prosthesis.
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PMID:  15227069     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Because of its excellent durability, low-flow gradient and low incidence of valve-related complications, the Björk-Shiley prosthesis is one of the most widely used valve prostheses in the world. Component failures are rare with this prosthesis. The following report, however, described a case of early disc dislodgement of a mitral Björk-Shiley prosthetic valve.
Authors:
M G Eguaras; A Montero; I Moriones; M Concha
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Texas Heart Institute journal / from the Texas Heart Institute of St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0730-2347     ISO Abbreviation:  Tex Heart Inst J     Publication Date:  1984 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-06-30     Completed Date:  2005-02-02     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8214622     Medline TA:  Tex Heart Inst J     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  318-20     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Service of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ciudad Sanitaria Reina Sofia, Department of Surgery, University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain.
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