Valve Replacement in Children with Congenital Heart Disease

  • C. L. Sainz
Conference paper

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Cage Aspirin Acetyl Prothrombin Weinstein 

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References

  1. 1.
    Weinstein GS, Mavroudis C, Ebert PA (1982) Preliminary experience with aspirin for anticoagulation in children with prosthetic cardiac valves. Ann Thorac Surg 33: 549PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Pass HI Sade RM, Crawford FA et al (1984) Cardiac valve prostheses in children without anticoagulation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 87:832Google Scholar

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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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