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Mechanical heart valves associated with greater long-term survival for most age groups

11:35 EST 10 Nov 2017 | Cardiovascular Business

Patients who received a mechanical prosthesis for surgical replacement of aortic or mitral valves derived a significant long-term survival benefit versus those who received a biologic prosthesis, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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