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New technology: valve repair using biodegradable rings

Published inBrazilian Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, vol. 23, no. 4, p. 556-561
Publication date2008
Abstract

To introduce a new concept in the annuloplasty technology. Although rigid and flexible rings meet the basic needs of adults, they do not preserve the changes in shape and size occurring during the cardiac cycle. If implanted in children, such materials do not allow growth of the native annulus.

Keywords
  • Absorbable Implants
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation/instrumentation/mortality
  • Hospital Mortality
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Middle Aged
  • Mitral Valve/surgery
  • Prosthesis Design
  • Reoperation/statistics & numerical data
  • Tricuspid Valve/surgery
  • Young Adult
Citation (ISO format)
NEIROTTI, Rodolfo et al. New technology: valve repair using biodegradable rings. In: Brazilian Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, 2008, vol. 23, n° 4, p. 556–561.
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