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Edwards Prima Plus Stentless Bioprosthesis: Long-term clinical and hemodynamic results

  • Alessandro Fabbri
  • A. D’Onofrio
  • S. Auriemma
  • G. D. Cresce
  • C. Piccin
  • A. Favaro
  • P. Magagna

Abstract

Stentless aortic xenografts were introduced into clinical practice in order to improve clinical outcomes following aortic valve replacement for their better hemodynamic performance and durability. Edwards Lifesciences Prima Plus stentless xenograft (EPP) (Edwards Lifesciences, Irvine, CA, USA) is a bioprosthesis made of a porcine aortic root reinforced with Dacron fabric.

Keywords

Aortic Root Aortic Valve Replacement Coronary Ostium Hemodynamic Result Small Aortic Annulus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alessandro Fabbri
    • 1
  • A. D’Onofrio
  • S. Auriemma
  • G. D. Cresce
  • C. Piccin
  • A. Favaro
  • P. Magagna
  1. 1.Division of Cardiac SurgerySan Bortolo Vicenza HospitalVicenzaItaly

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