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Paniagua heart valve preclinical testing and transcatheter implantation of an aortic valve prosthesis

EuroIntervention Supplements (2006) 1 (Supplement A) A9-A13.

1. Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA; 2. Centro Medico de Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela; 3. The Center for Heart Valve Evaluation Endoluminal Technology Research, Miami, Florida, USA; 4. Hospital México, Universidad

Background: After extensive in vitro and animal testing, we performed the first retrograde transcatheter implantation of a new aortic valve prosthesis, in a 62-year-old man with inoperable calcific aortic stenosi

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