Value of Serum Fibrinogen Levels in the Assessment of Mechanical Prosthetic Valve Thrombosis


AYKAN A. Ç. , GÖKDENİZ T., GÜNDÜZ S., ASTARCIOĞLU M. A. , GÜRSOY O. M. , ERTÜRK E., ...More

JOURNAL OF HEART VALVE DISEASE, vol.23, no.2, pp.222-227, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF HEART VALVE DISEASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.222-227

Abstract

Background and aim of the study: The evaluation of prosthetic valve thrombosis (PVT) is crucial due to higher mortality and morbidity rates. The study aim was to assess the value of fibrinogen in the diagnosis of PVT, an important and a common cause of prosthetic valve failure.