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Twenty-one year survival of a homograft aortic valve.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3828889     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A patient who received one of the first homograft valves in Canada in 1965 is presented. Recent assessment including cardiac catheterization has shown that the valve is functioning well after 21 years. The patient is presented for historic interest, since this may be one of the longest functioning homograft valves.
J R Imrie; L Sternberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Canadian journal of cardiology     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0828-282X     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Cardiol     Publication Date:    1987 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-05-21     Completed Date:  1987-05-21     Revised Date:  2008-04-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8510280     Medline TA:  Can J Cardiol     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  10-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Valve / transplantation*
Aortic Valve Stenosis / surgery
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Follow-Up Studies
Graft Survival
Time Factors
Transplantation, Homologous

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