Early mortality after aortic valve replacement with mechanical prosthetic vs bioprosthetic valves among medicare beneficiaries a population-based cohort study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Aortic Valve
  • Bioprosthesis
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation

abstract

  • In this cohort analysis of Medicare beneficiaries, use of mechanical aortic valves was associated with a higher risk for death on the date of surgery and within the 30 days after surgery compared with bioprosthetic aortic valves among patients who underwent concurrent AVR and coronary artery bypass graft but not isolated AVR.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.4300

PubMed ID

  • 25221895

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1788

end page

  • 95

volume

  • 174

number

  • 11