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Mitral valve replacement with Alvarez prosthesis: long-term results
  1. Y. A. S. Mashhour,
  2. J. B. Garcia,
  3. M. Ionescu,
  4. G. H. Wooler
  1. General Infirmary, Leeds


    The high mortality and morbidity that follow insertion of the Alvarez valve in the mitral position, and particularly the thrombo-embolic complications, stopped us from using it clinically in the Leeds General Infirmary.

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