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

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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)
Pages (from-to)975-978
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Volume152
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2016

Keywords

  • bioprosthetic valve
  • echocardiography
  • thrombosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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