Article Text

Download PDFPDF

Severe late failure of a porcine xenograft mitral valve: clinical, echocardiographic, and pathological findings.
  1. G Crupi,
  2. D Gibson,
  3. B Heard,
  4. C Lincoln


    A case of dysfunction of a Carpentier-Edwards porcine xenograft mitral prosthesis is presented. Valve failure was diagnosed by echocardiography and confirmed at operation. Histology showed valve tissue degeneration without evidence of prosthetic endocarditis.

    Statistics from

    Request Permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.