oa South African Medical Journal - Considerations in the prosthetic construction of the aortic valve

Volume 38, Issue 33
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



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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