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MISCELLANEOUS - HISTORY
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 289-293

Development of mechanical heart valves - an inspiring tale


Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
P Rajashekar
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2395-5414.177309

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The historical evolution of the prosthetic heart valves from the first attempts with the Hufnagel's valve in the treatment of the aortic insufficiency to the Starr-Edwards' ball valve and later the tilting disc valves (Bjork-Shiley etc.,) and finally the bileaflet valves (St. Jude) are discussed. The Indian contribution with Chitra valve is also described.


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