Double valve replacement in a patient with osteogenesis imperfecta

George S. Chrysant, Stephen D. Cassivi, Charles F. Carey, Thomas M. Sundt

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Abstract

Valvular heart disease (predominantly aortic and mitral valve disease) has been well documented in patients with osteogenesis imperfecta. Twenty-two prior reports of valve replacement and/or repair have been published. Mortality from cardiac surgery in these patients has been high, particularly in those receiving double valve prostheses. Here, a patient is described with advanced cardiovascular disease who underwent successful aortic and mitral valve replacement. This represents the second reported survival of double valve replacement in osteogenesis imperfecta and a reduced mortality rate for this procedure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)751-754
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Heart Valve Disease
Volume11
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 1 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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