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Treatment of obstructive thrombosed prosthetic heart valve

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

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Source Name: Journal of the American College of Cardiology


Huang G, Schaff HV, Sundt TM, Rahimtoola SH.

In this manuscript the authors propose a strategy for the treatment of obstructive thrombosis of prosthetic heart valves based on a review of 30 studies published over a 17-year period. They suggest indications for thrombolysis and surgery in right and left sided prosthetic heart valve thrombosis.

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