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Thrombotic occlusion of a Bjork-Shiley mitral valve.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3719449     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Thrombosis of a mechanical cardiac valve is a complication potentially preventable by adequate anticoagulation. A patient is described who discontinued anticoagulant therapy, with resultant near-fatal thrombosis of a mitral Bjork-Shiley valve. The literature is reviewed concerning the incidence of thrombotic prosthetic valve occlusion in the various anatomical sites and potential factors contributing to its occurrence.
Authors:
J D Talley; J F Lutz; N K Wenger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Canadian journal of cardiology     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0828-282X     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Cardiol     Publication Date:    1986 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-08-12     Completed Date:  1986-08-12     Revised Date:  2008-04-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8510280     Medline TA:  Can J Cardiol     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  152-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Heart Valve Prosthesis / adverse effects*
Humans
Male
Mitral Valve
Patient Compliance
Postoperative Complications / etiology*,  prevention & control
Thrombosis / etiology*,  prevention & control
Warfarin / therapeutic use
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
81-81-2/Warfarin

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