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heart valve implant

John Lackie

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199549351
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727948
heart valve implant

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An artificial valve used to replace diseased valves; it may be mechanical or bioprosthetic. The former may cause clotting and

Reference Entry.  46 words. 

Subjects: Clinical Medicine

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