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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schreiber, C; Hörer, J; Vogt, M; Fratz, S; Kunze, M; Galm, C; Eicken, A; Lange, R 
Title:
A new treatment option for pulmonary valvar insufficiency: first experiences with implantation of a self-expanding stented valve without use of cardiopulmonary bypass. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: Pulmonary regurgitation is the predominant problem in the long-term follow-up of tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) patients after primary repair. Apart from standard homograft implantation, a percutaneous valve delivery approach has been described recently. A right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) diameter of greater than 22mm, however, precludes percutaneous valve delivery. We describe a novel technique with a transventricular implantation of a stented bio-prosthesis without cardiopulmonary...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
31 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
26-30 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1010-7940 
TUM Institution:
chirurgie; r Kinderkardiologie und angeborene Herzfehler