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Photo-oxidized bovine pericardium in congenital cardiac surgery: single-centre experience

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Baird, Christopher W
Piekarski, Breanna
Borisuk, Michele
Majeed, Amara
Emani, Sitaram M
Sanders, Stephen P
Nathan, Meena
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Published in Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. 2016
Abstract Dye-mediated photo-oxidation of pericardium is an alternative method to chemical treatment with glutaraldehyde for cross-linking collagen, providing biostability of the patch material while avoiding late calcification and cytotoxicity. There are few data available, on using photo-oxidation-treated pericardium, in congenital cardiac surgery. This study reports the outcomes using Photofix™ bovine pericardium in neonates, infants, children and young adults undergoing paediatric cardiac surgery.
Keywords CalcificationCongenital heart diseasePericardial patch
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PMID: 27677876
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BAIRD, Christopher W et al. Photo-oxidized bovine pericardium in congenital cardiac surgery: single-centre experience. In: Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, 2016. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:93729

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