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Small Intestinal Submucosa Prosthetic Percutaneous Valve: reduction of leaflet thickening with a low-profile self-centring valve frame

EuroIntervention Supplements (2006) 1 (Supplement A) A53-A59.

1. University of Illinois at Chicago, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Chicago, IL, USA; 2. Medical Institute, West Lafayette, Ind, USA; 3. Purdue University, West Lafayette, IND, USA

Aims: Small Intestine Submucosa (SIS) has been investigated in experimental cardiac valve replacements for its unique ability to remodel. One of its main problems however is uncontrolled remodelling leading to in

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