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Long-term function in University of Cape Town prostheses in the tricuspid position.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1898147     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 55-year-old woman undergoing triple-valve replacement was found at operation to have a well preserved and functioning University of Cape Town prosthesis that had been inserted 18 years earlier for tricuspid stenosis. Case reporting, valve reappraisal, and factual updating on another case, the world's first documented tricuspid valve replacement for Ebstein's anomaly, are presented. These two remarkable in vivo successes speak well for this historic collar stud valve.
I F Galvin; N J Buckels; N P Campbell; J Cleland
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1991 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-10-22     Completed Date:  1991-10-22     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  552-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
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MeSH Terms
Follow-Up Studies
Heart Valve Prosthesis*
Middle Aged
Prosthesis Design
Time Factors
Tricuspid Valve
Tricuspid Valve Stenosis / surgery*

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