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Surgery and prosthetic valves 

Surgery and prosthetic valves
Surgery and prosthetic valves

Jim Newton

, Nikant Sabharwal

, Saul Myerson

, Steven Westaby

, and Bernard Prendergast

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date: 26 June 2022

Introduction 262

Preoperative assessment 262

Perioperative care 264

Choice of surgery 264

Aortic valve surgery 268

Mitral valve surgery 272

Mitral valve repair 274

Anticoagulation 280

Valve thrombosis 282

Thromboembolism 286

Bleeding or INR elevation 288

Haemolysis 290

Paravalvular leak 292

Bioprosthetic failure 294

Patient–prosthesis mismatch ...

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