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Transjugular and Transseptal Treatment of a Degenerated Mitral Valve Prosthesis with a Balloon-expandable Biological Valve.
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PMID:  22658887     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In selected high-risk patients, trans-catheter valve implantation is an emerging therapy for a degenerated bioprosthesis in need of repeated valve replacement. During the last two years, valve-in-valve implantations have mainly been performed in the aortic position and only rarely in the mitral position. Here we describe for the first time the case of a 62year-old female with severe mitral regurgitation of a degenerated Carpentier Edwards bioprosthesis treated by transjugular, transseptal implantation of a SAPIEN-XT valve. In conclusion this case, together with previous reports, show the feasibility and safety of percutaneous valve-in-valve implantations to treat a degenerated bioprosthesis.
Authors:
Ulrich Schaefer; Christian Frerker; Cord Busse; Karl-Heinz Kuck
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-6-1
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart, lung & circulation     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1444-2892     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-6-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100963739     Medline TA:  Heart Lung Circ     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012. Published by Elsevier B.V.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, AK St. Georg Hospital, Hamburg, Germany.
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