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Prosthetic heart valve.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8062789     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
There are tens of thousands of patients with prosthetic heart valves implanted today, and although complications are infrequent, this may not hold true as patients live longer with prosthetic valves and as more and newer valves are implanted. A familiarity with the management of such patients will aid the emergency physician in the evaluation of this increasing population of patients and will enable the early detection of potentially deadly complications.
Authors:
A L Wellford; L A Wellford
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine clinics of North America     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0733-8627     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg. Med. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  1994 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-09-20     Completed Date:  1994-09-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219565     Medline TA:  Emerg Med Clin North Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  597-631     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bioprosthesis
Emergencies
Heart Valve Prosthesis* / adverse effects,  classification
Humans
Prosthesis Failure

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