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journal article 
Author(s):
Eichinger, WB; Botzenhardt, F; Wagner, I; Bleiziffer, S; Ruzicka, DJ; Guenzinger, R; Bauernschmitt, R; Lange, R 
Title:
Hemodynamic evaluation of the Sorin Soprano bioprosthesis in the completely supra-annular aortic position. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND AND AIM OF THE STUDY: The study aim was to evaluate the clinical and hemodynamic performance of the Sorin Soprano bioprosthesis in the aortic position. METHODS: Rest and stress echocardiography were performed at six months after surgery in 57 patients who underwent aortic valve replacement with the stented Soprano bioprosthesis. The exercise protocol included workloads of 25, 50, 75 and 100 W, each of 2 min duration. RESULTS: Thirty-day mortality was 1.8% (n = 1). Due to malperfusion...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Heart Valve Dis 
Year:
2005 
Journal volume:
14 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
822-7 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0966-8519 
TUM Institution:
chirurgie