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Document type:
Journal Article 
Author(s):
Deutsch, Oliver; Bruehl, Frido; Cleuziou, Julie; Prinzing, Anatol; Schlitter, Anna Melissa; Krane, Markus; Lange, Rüdiger 
Title:
Histological examination of explanted tissue-engineered bovine pericardium following heart valve repair. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVES: Our goal was to present histopathological findings of human explants of a tissue-engineered bovine pericardium CardioCel (Admedus Regen Pty Ltd, Malaga, WA, Australia) used for heart valve repair in patients with congenital and acquired heart valve disease. METHODS: Sixty patients underwent heart valve repair from May 2014 to November 2018 using CardioCel as a substitute for valve tissue. We identified 9 cases in which the CardioCel patch was explanted following valve repair and avai...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 
Year:
2020 
Journal volume:
30 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
64-73 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
1569-9293 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Allgemeine Pathologie und Pathologische Anatomie; Klinik für Herz- und Gefäßchirurgie (Prof. Lange)