Reference : Remplacement valvulaire mitral par homogreffe
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Human health sciences : Cardiovascular & respiratory systems
Human health sciences : Surgery
Remplacement valvulaire mitral par homogreffe
[en] Homograft Mitral Valve Replacement
RADERMECKER, Marc mailto [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Chirurgie cardio-vasculaire >]
Canivet, J. L. [> > > >]
Tambwe, W. [> > > >]
Lo Bue, S. [> > > >]
Francart, D. [> > > >]
Nelissen, Xavier [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Chirurgie maxillo-faciale et plastique >]
Larbuisson, Robert mailto [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Anesthésie et réanimation >]
Limet, Raymond mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département des sciences cliniques > Chirurgie cardio-vasculaire et thoracique]
Revue Médicale de Liège
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[en] The total homograft replacement of the left AV valve and subvalvular apparatus constitutes a delicate operation, which may prove beneficial in young patients with extensive bacterial endocarditis. The case of a staphylococcal endocarditis in a young drug addicted patient, operated three years previously of mitral valve repair for the same pathology, is presented. In addition to the complete excision of infected tissues and valvular substitution with biological material, this technique has the advantage of avoiding long term anticoagulation. The history, technical key points, and current indications of mitral homograft in the surgery of the left atrio-ventricular valves are reviewed.

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