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High-pressure balloon fracturing of small dysfunctional Mitroflow bioprostheses facilitates transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve implantation

EuroIntervention 2017;13:e1020-e1025 published online ahead of print September 2017 published online e-edition October 2017. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-17-00244

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

Aims: Transcatheter valve-in-valve (VIV) implantation is usually discouraged in small surgical tissue valves. We report our first ten cases of fracturing small dysfunctional Mitroflow bio

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