Cardiac valve replacement with mechanical prostheses in patients aged 65 years and over


Aksoyek A., Ulus A., Tutun U., Budak B., Parlar A. İ. , Korkmaz K., ...More

JOURNAL OF HEART VALVE DISEASE, vol.13, no.4, pp.641-650, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF HEART VALVE DISEASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.641-650

Abstract

Background and aim of the study: Recent data regarding the performance of mechanical prostheses in patients aged greater than or equal to65 years are scant. Hence, the outcome of mechanical prosthesis implantation in this age group has been retrospectively evaluated.