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The Living Valve: Repair and Replacement Options for Long Term Durability, Survival, and Quality of Life

The Living Valve: Repair and Replacement Options for Long Term Durability, Survival, and Quality of Life

In this virtual lecture, Cardiac Surgeon Dr. Michael Ibrahim discusses three points: 1) normal valve function is sophisticated and depends on a sophisticated living structure which is active and adaptive, 2) living valves give rise to important clinical properties we care about, and 3) using standard techniques, we can restore or replace living valve structure and function. He also highlights the reemergence of the Ross Procedure.

Related Links:

Mitral Regurgitation | Penn Medicine Grand Rounds
Update in Antithrombotic Therapy – COVID-19 and NOACS | Penn Medicine
Twitter @PennMDForum
Dr. Ibrahim’s physician profile


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January 4, 2021

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