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Chirurgia 2018 April;31(2):67-9

DOI: 10.23736/S0394-9508.17.04740-4

Copyright © 2017 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Structural valve deterioration of a Carpentier-Edwards aortic pericardial bioprosthesis in a 68-year-old male patient

Yoshimasa SAKAMOTO , Michio YOSHITAKE, Yoko MATSUMURA, Fumiaki MURAYAMA, Kazuhiro HASHIMOTO

Department of Cardiac Surgery, Jikei University School of Medicine, Nishishinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan


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We report the case of a 68-year-old male patient who underwent reoperation because of structural valve deterioration (SVD) of an aortic Carpentier-Edwards Perimount bioprosthesis 14.4 years after implantation.


KEY WORDS: Heart valves - Transcatheter aortic valve replacement - Bioprosthesis

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