Heart Valve Disease

Ranjit John, Chesney Siems

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This chapter was designed to provide the reader with a brief overview of the current treatment options for human heart valve disease. Major topics of discussion are: (1) development of prosthetic valve replacements; (2) current issues with valve replacement; (3) recent advances in and the future of therapeutic options for valvular diseases; and (4) the applications of prosthetic valves for the treatments of major valvular diseases that affect humans in the western World.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHeart Valves
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Design to Clinical Implantation
PublisherSpringer Science+Business Media
Number of pages38
ISBN (Electronic)9783031255410
ISBN (Print)9783031255403
StatePublished - Jan 1 2023

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