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journal article 
Author(s):
Bleiziffer, S; Eichinger, WB; Hettich, IM; Ruzicka, D; Badiu, CC; Guenzinger, R; Bauernschmitt, R; Lange, R 
Title:
Hemodynamic characterization of the Sorin Mitroflow pericardial bioprosthesis at rest and exercise. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND AND AIM OF THE STUDY: Although the long-term clinical outcome after aortic valve replacement (AVR) with the Sorin Mitroflow pericardial bioprosthesis has been well described, few data are available with regards to hemodynamic performance. On the basis of its specialized design, with the pericardium mounted on the outside of the stent, the Mitroflow valve is considered to provide optimal opening and orifice areas. METHODS: Between February 2006 and April 2007, a total of 127 patients (...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Heart Valve Dis 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
18 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
95-100 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0966-8519 
TUM Institution:
chirurgie