oa South African Medical Journal - Complete replacement of both mitral and aortic valves
|Article Title||Complete replacement of both mitral and aortic valves|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Groote Schuur Hospital and the CSIR Cardiovascular-Pulmonary Research Group and the University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Oct 1964|
|Pages||765 - 768|
|Keyword(s)||Aortic valve, Cardiothoracic surgery, Case report, Complete replacement, ECG, Mitral valve and Radiology|
Severe disease of both mitral and aortic valves is a common clinical condition resulting in considerable disability, frequently ending in congestive cardiac failure and death. Prosthetic mitral and aortic valves which provide adequate function have been developed and can be used to replace diseased valves with a low operative morbidity and mortality.
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