Chapter 9. Artificial Heart Valves

  1. Celia Oakley MD, FRCP, FESC, FACC1 and
  2. Carole A Warnes MD, FRCP, FACC2
  1. James R Trimm,
  2. Lynne Hung and
  3. Shahbudin H Rahimtoola

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470994955.ch9

Heart Disease in Pregnancy, Second Edition

Heart Disease in Pregnancy, Second Edition

How to Cite

Trimm, J. R., Hung, L. and Rahimtoola, S. H. (2007) Artificial Heart Valves, in Heart Disease in Pregnancy, Second Edition (eds C. Oakley and C. A. Warnes), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470994955.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor (Emeritus) of Clinical Cardiology, Imperial College School of Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK

  2. 2

    Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine and Pediatric Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134880

Online ISBN: 9780470994955

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Keywords:

  • artificial heart valves;
  • mechanical valves;
  • warfarin;
  • biological valves;
  • homografts

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mechanical valves

  • Biological valves