Sizing Strategy and Implant Considerations for the Avalus Valve

Michael G. Moront, Joseph F. Sabik, Michael J. Reardon, Francois Dagenais, Rüdiger Lange, Thomas Walther, Faraz Kerendi, Robert J.M. Klautz

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Hemodynamic performance of the Avalus valve through 3 years after implant is comparable to that of contemporary surgical bioprostheses. Many variables affect hemodynamic outcomes, including surgical technique. This article describes our experience with the Avalus bioprosthesis and strategies to achieve optimal hemodynamic performance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e551-e553
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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