IWASA Shizuko
   Department   School of Medicine(Tokyo Women's Medical University Hospital), School of Medicine
   Position   Assistant Professor
Article types Original article
Language English
Peer review Peer reviewed
Title Bileaflet mechanical valve replacement: an assessment of outcomes with 30 years of follow-up.
Journal Formal name:Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery
Abbreviation:Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg
ISSN code:15699293/15699285
Domestic / ForeginForegin
Publisher European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Volume, Issue, Page 23(4),pp.599-607
Author and coauthor SAITO Satoshi†, TSUKUI Hiroyuki, IWASA Shizuko, UMEHARA Nobuhiro, TOMIOKA Hideyuki, AOMI Shigeyuki, YAMAZAKI Kenji
Publication date 2016/10
Summary Low late mortality and a low incidence of valve-related events can be achieved for at least 30 years using mechanical bileaflet valve replacement. Persistent atrial fibrillation is a significant risk factor for morbidity and mortality.
DOI 10.1093/icvts/ivw196
PMID 27341829