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.
- bioprosthetic valve
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine