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Total miniaturized cardiopulmonary bypass: the next step in minimally invasive aortic valve replacement.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19346265     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement has been established in many centres over the last decade. Although numerous modifications have been described to date, these solely involve variations of the utilized operative incision. Total miniaturized cardiopulmonary bypass (tMCPB) offers the theoretical potential of reducing even further the overall procedural "invasiveness". We describe our initial experience of an application of MCPB for aortic valve replacement through a minimal incision.
I Dimarakis; D Stefanou; G Yarham; J Mulholland; J Anderson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Perfusion     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0267-6591     ISO Abbreviation:  Perfusion     Publication Date:  2008 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-04-06     Completed Date:  2009-07-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8700166     Medline TA:  Perfusion     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  275-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Valve / surgery*
Cardiopulmonary Bypass / instrumentation,  methods*
Heart Valve Prosthesis*
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation / methods*
Middle Aged
Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive / methods
Treatment Outcome
Young Adult

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