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Valve disease 

Valve disease
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Valve disease
Author(s):

Joanna Chikwe

, David Tom Cooke

, and Aaron Weiss

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199642830.003.0008
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date: 18 October 2019

General principles

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Homografts and autografts 368

Choice of valve prosthesis 370

Aortic valve disease

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Pathophysiology of aortic insufficiency 374

Timing of aortic valve surgery 376

Aortic valve replacement: set-up 378

Valve excision 380

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