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Durability and Performance of 2298 Trifecta Aortic Valve Prostheses: A Propensity-Matched Analysis

Thursday, April 15, 2021

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Source Name: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Camille Yongue, MD, Diana C. Lopez, BS, Edward G. Soltesz, MD, MPH, Eric E. Roselli, MD, Faisal G. Bakaeen, MD, A. Marc Gillinov, MD, Go€sta B. Pettersson, MD, PhD, Marie E. Semple, MPH, Jeevanantham Rajeswaran, PhD, Michael Z. Tong, MD, MBA, Wael Jaber, MD, Eugene H. Blackstone, MD, Lars G. Svensson, MD, PhD, and Douglas R. Johnston, MD

This study, conducted at the Cleveland Clinic, investigated reports of failure of the Trifecta externally wrapped, bovine pericardial aortic valve prosthesis (Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL). Concerns were raised about the long-term Trifecta durability.

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