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New vascular graft for assembling the stentless valve composite graft.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17954117     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The use of a new vascular tube with an uncrimped section for assembling the stentless valve composite graft is described. The graft simplifies the fixation of the valve within the tube because no stretching of the crimping is necessary to achieve optimal commissural height of the valve during sewing. Furthermore, this allows the composite construction outside the chest and reduces the cross-clamp time.
Paul P Urbanski
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  84     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2007 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-23     Completed Date:  2007-11-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1771-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiovascular Center Bad Neustadt, Bad Neustadt, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Aorta / surgery*
Aortic Diseases / surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / methods*
Heart Valve Prosthesis*

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