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Enlargement of the narrow aortic root and oblique insertion of a St Jude prosthesis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6626394     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The aortic root was enlarged and a St Jude Medical valve obliquely inserted in 11 patients. Prosthetic valve sizes at least one, but often two, sizes larger than that which would normally be accommodated by the dimensions of the host aortic annulus were used. Closure of the valve was not affected by obliquity. This simple technique is recommended whenever the host aortic annulus does not allow the insertion of a substitute valve of an appropriate size.
R H Kinsley; M J Antunes; J K McKibbin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British heart journal     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0007-0769     ISO Abbreviation:  Br Heart J     Publication Date:  1983 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-12-17     Completed Date:  1983-12-17     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370634     Medline TA:  Br Heart J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  330-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Valve / surgery*
Aortic Valve Stenosis / surgery*
Heart Defects, Congenital / surgery*
Heart Valve Prosthesis*
Middle Aged

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