TITLE

Transcatheter aortic valve prosthesis surgically replaced 4 months after implantation

AUTHOR(S)
Thyregod, Hans Gustav; Lund, Jens Teglgaard; Engstrøm, Thomas; Steinbrüchel, Daniel Andreas
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Feb2010, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p494
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Abstract: Transcatheter aortic valve implantation is a new and rapidly evolving treatment option for high-risk surgical patients with degenerative aortic valve stenosis. Long-term results with these new valve prostheses are lacking, and potential valve dysfunction and failure would require valve replacement. We report the first case of surgical valve replacement in a patient with a dysfunctional transcatheter-implanted aortic valve prosthesis 4 months after implantation.
ACCESSION #
47610570

 

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