Bioprosthetic valve thrombosis: What we know and what we need to know

Alexander Egbe, Heidi M. Connolly, Hartzell V Schaff

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Abstract

Bioprosthetic valve thrombosis account for 11% of all reoperations for bioprosthetic valve dysfunction, and preoperative diagnosis can be made based on echocardiographic features. Early reoperation can be prevented if BPVT is identified and treated preoperatively.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2016

Keywords

  • Bioprosthetic valve
  • Echocardiography
  • Thrombosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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