Journal of the Practice of Cardiovascular Sciences

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

Development of mechanical heart valves - an inspiring tale


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

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

The historical evolution of the prosthetic heart valves from the first attempts with the Hufnagel«SQ»s valve in the treatment of the aortic insufficiency to the Starr-Edwards«SQ» 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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Rajashekar P. Development of mechanical heart valves - an inspiring tale.J Pract Cardiovasc Sci 2015;1:289-293


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Rajashekar P. Development of mechanical heart valves - an inspiring tale. J Pract Cardiovasc Sci [serial online] 2015 [cited 2021 Oct 19 ];1:289-293
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