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Transapical 29-mm Edwards SAPIEN-XT aortic valve in a 34-mm mitral annuloplasty ring.
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PMID:  23123997     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 71-year-old woman with severe congestive heart failure and failed mitral valve repair was referred for surgery. Because of her low ejection fraction, a valve-in-ring procedure was suggested. There was a great difference in the given size for the 34-mm Carpentier-Edwards-Physio-Ring and the biggest available transcatheter valve of 29 mm from Edwards. Therefore, we did a "bench test." We expanded a 29-mm Edwards SAPIEN-XT aortic valve in a 34-mm Carpentier-Edwards-Physio-Ring. It fitted well and turned out circular with good coaptation of the leaflets. Thereafter, a successful transapical mitral valve-in-ring implantation on cardiopulmonary bypass was performed, and additional leads for cardiac resynchronization was placed.
Gry Dahle; Arnt E Fiane; Kjell-Arne Rein
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Innovations (Philadelphia, Pa.)     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1559-0879     ISO Abbreviation:  Innovations (Phila)     Publication Date:    2012 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-05     Completed Date:  2013-06-19     Revised Date:  2013-11-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101257528     Medline TA:  Innovations (Phila)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  290-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oslo University Hospital, 0424 Oslo, Norway.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Valve
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Heart Failure / surgery*
Heart Valve Prosthesis*
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation / instrumentation,  methods*
Mitral Valve Annuloplasty / instrumentation*,  methods
Prosthesis Design
Prosthesis Failure
Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive / methods
Treatment Outcome

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