Prevention of calcification with TPEN in pericardial bioprosthetic heart valve material


DÖNDAŞ H. A. , Yilmaz N., Comelekoglu U., Tamer L., Sucu N., Aytacoglu B. N. , ...More

ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.7, no.4, pp.365-370, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.365-370

Abstract

Objective: Calcification is a frequent cause of the clinical failure of bioprosthetic heart valves fabricated from glutaraldehyde pretreated bovine pericardium. The major object of the present study is to prevent calcification of pericardial bioprosthetic heart valve materials with TPEN.