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Outcomes of Bioprosthetic Valves in the Pulmonary Position in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Source Name: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Source URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.05.068
In this study from the Mayo Clinic, outcomes of bioprosthetic valves placed in the pulmonary position in adults with congenital heart disease were evaluated. Cumulative prosthetic valve dysfunction at 15 years was 48%, raising the question of the efficacy of using such valves in this position.