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Tricuspid valve replacement with a melody stented bovine jugular vein conduit.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  25441796     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Atrioventricular valve replacement options are limited in infants and small children. The Melody stented bovine jugular vein conduit is being used with increasing frequency for percutaneous pulmonary valve replacement. The Melody valve can be serially dilated over time to accommodate the somatic growth of pediatric patients. We report the initial experience of using the Melody valve as a surgical tricuspid valve replacement in an infant.
Authors:
Joshua L Hermsen; Lester C Permut; Tim C McQuinn; Thomas K Jones; Jonathan M Chen; David Michael McMullan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-10-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  98     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2014 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-12-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1826-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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Copyright © 2014 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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