Heart Valve Surgery and the Antiphospholipid Syndrome

  • Carlos A. MestresEmail author
  • Cecilia Marcacci
  • Gerard Espinosa
  • Jose L Pomar
  • Andrea Colli
  • Ricard Cervera


Possible role of associated antiplatelets


Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patient Infective Endocarditis Valvular Lesion Valve Lesion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos A. Mestres
    • 1
    Email author
  • Cecilia Marcacci
    • 1
  • Gerard Espinosa
    • 2
  • Jose L Pomar
    • 1
  • Andrea Colli
    • 3
  • Ricard Cervera
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Cardiovascular SurgeryHospital Clinico, University of BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Department of Autoimmune DiseasesHospital Clinico, University of BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
  3. 3.Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery UnitUniversity of PadovaPadovaItaly

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