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Transapical mitral valved stent implantation: comparison between circular and D-shaped design

EuroIntervention 2014;10:372-380 published online ahead of print November 2013. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV10I3A63

1. Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, School of Medicine, Kiel, Germany; 2. Institute of Biomechanics, TUHH Hamburg University of Technology, Hamburg, Germany

Aims: In this study two designs of a self-expanding valved stent were compared after off-pump implantation into the mitral valve to identify the superior one.

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