Valve Replacement in Children with Congenital Heart Disease

  • C. L. Sainz
Conference paper


Cardiac valve anomalies, either isolated or associated with other cardiac lesions, are frequently encountered in a pediatric cardiology practice. In each case, presenting clinical features are serious, and if the child needs a valve replacement, all the drawbacks of the prostheses add to each case’s complexity.


Valve Replacement Aortic Valve Replacement Prosthetic Valve Mitral Valve Replacement Mechanical Valve 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. L. Sainz
    • 1
  1. 1.Servico de CiruvogiaResidencia Sanitaria Valle d’HebronBarcelonaSpain

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