Rapid deployment bioprostheses (RDB) have been recently introduced into clinical practice for the treatment of severe aortic valve stenosis. Aim of this retrospective multicenter study was to assess early and mid-term clinical and hemodynamic outcomes of patients undergoing RDB implantation.
D'Onofrio A, Tessari C, Filippini C, Bagozzi L, Diena M, Alamanni F, Massetti M, Livi U, Di Eusanio M, Mignosa C, Russo C, Rinaldi M, Di Bartolomeo R, Salvador L, Antona C, Maselli D, De Paulis R, Luzi G, Alfieri O, De Filippo CM, Portoghese M, Musumeci F, Bortolotti U, Gerosa G. Early and Mid-Term Results of Rapid-Deployment Valves: The Intuity Italian Registry (INTU-ITA). Ann Thorac Surg 2018 Jul 25. pii: S0003-4975(18)31032-4. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.07.002. [Epub ahead of print]