oa South African Medical Journal - Considerations in the prosthetic construction of the aortic valve
|Article Title||Considerations in the prosthetic construction of the aortic valve|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Author||J.C. van der Spuy|
|Publication Date||Oct 1964|
|Pages||768 - 770|
|Keyword(s)||Aortic valve, Bio-medical engineering, Cardio-thoracic surgery and Prosthetic construction|
Provided that the internal diameter of the ascending aorta at a level immediately above the attachment of the cusps is known, then the size and shape of a fiat pericardial cusp that will fit the aorta exactly can be determined according to the following formula.
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