Published in Physician Business Week, October 3rd, 2006
According to a study from the United States, "The causes of aortic regurgitation (AR) severe enough to warrant aortic valve replacement (AVR) have received little attention in the last 20 years."
"We analyzed the causes of pure AR in 268 patients >20 years of age having isolated AVR at Baylor University Medical Center from 1993 to 2005 that was unassociated with mitral stenosis, mitral valve replacement, or a previous operation involving a cardiac valve or ascending aorta," wrote W.C. Roberts and colleagues at Baylor University Medical...
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