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Fracturing mechanics before valve-in-valve therapy of small aortic bioprosthetic heart valves

EuroIntervention 2017;13:e1026-e1031 published online ahead of print September 2017 published online e-edition October 2017. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-17-00245

1. Department of Engineering, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark; 2. Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark; 3. Department of Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark

Aims: Patients with degraded bioprosthetic heart valves (BHV) who are not candidates for valve replacement may benefit from transcatheter valve-in-valve (VIV) therapy. However, in smaller

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