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Bull Acad Natl Med. 2012 Mar;196(3):659-61.

[Catheter-assisted implantation of aortic valves in degenerative aortic stenosis].

[Article in French]

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Hôpital Charles Nicolle, 1 rue de Germont, 76038 Rouen. alain.cribier@chu-rouen.fr

Abstract

While aortic valve replacement gives excellent short-term and long-term results and is now the "gold standard" treatment for the vast majority of patients with degenerative aortic stenosis, implantation by cardiac catheterization represents a source of hope for thousands of patients who previously had no effective treatment option.

PMID:
23472354
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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