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Modification of a stented bovine jugular vein conduit (melody valve) for surgical mitral valve replacement.
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PMID:  23006723     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
We report the use of a Melody valve as a surgical implant in the mitral position in 2 infants, one with severe mitral regurgitation and another with mitral stenosis, where other prostheses are not small enough to be implanted in the mitral position nor expandable as the child grows.
Ibrahim Abdullah; Francisco Boye Ramirez; Doff B McElhinney; James E Lock; Pedro J Del Nido; Sitaram Emani
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  94     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e97-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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Copyright © 2012 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts.
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