Four years' experience with the Edwards-Tekna bileaflet valve prosthesis


Calkavur T., Yagdi T., Apaydin A., Islamoglu F., Posacioglu H. , Durmaz I., ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF HEART VALVE DISEASE, cilt.11, ss.263-269, 2002 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 11 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2002
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF HEART VALVE DISEASE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.263-269

Özet

Background and aim of the study: Although over 20,000 Edwards-Duromedics valves were implanted worldwide between 1982 and May 1988, use of the valve was voluntarily suspended by the manufacturer in May 1988 on the basis of reported leaflet escapes. In 1990, a modified version was introduced to the market, the Edwards-Tekna. The study aim was to evaluate the short-term outcome with this revised valve.