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Cardiac surgery tecniques

A Giovannelli, G Alessandri, A Rama, I Gandjbakhch, G Rondoni, N Alessandri
The aim of this study was to analyze the effects about the use of a new completely flexible ring for mitral valve anuloplasty, the "Rama-Valvuloplasty-ring", in 182 patients operated on in the Pitié-Salpétrière Hospital, Paris, France for mitral valve regurgitation (MVR). From January 1998 to December 2003, 182 patients with mitral regurgitation (MR) underwent mitral reconstructive surgery at our institution with the "Rama-Valvuloplasty-Ring". This group was made up of 117 men (64.3%) and 65 women (35.7%)...
September 2008: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
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