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Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation in Bicuspid Aortic Valves: Must Be an Absolute Contraindication?

Emiliano A. Rodríguez-Caulo 1 , * , Omar A. Araji 1 and José M. Barquero 1
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1 Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Virgen Macarena Universitary Hospital, Sevilla, Spain
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  • Research in Cardiovascular Medicine: November 1, 2012, 1 (1); 37-39
  • Published Online: November 1, 2012
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: February 13, 2012
  • Revised: March 18, 2012
  • Accepted: April 5, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.4498

To Cite: A. Rodríguez-Caulo E, A. Araji O, M. Barquero J. Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation in Bicuspid Aortic Valves: Must Be an Absolute Contraindication?, Res Cardiovasc Med. 2012 ;1(1):37-39. doi: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.4498.

Copyright: Copyright © 0, Research in Cardiovascular Medicine. .
1. Introduction
2. Case Report
3. Discussion
4. Conclusions
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