Medical therapy versus surgical therapy in patients with prosthetic valve dysfunction

Asadian, M. and Firouzi, A. and Kiani, R. and Motalebi, S. and Azizian, N. (2013) Medical therapy versus surgical therapy in patients with prosthetic valve dysfunction. Iranian Heart Journal, 14 (3). pp. 22-25.

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Abstract

Background- In this study, the results of medical therapy and surgical therapy were compared in patients with prosthetic valve dysfunction referring to a training hospital between 2001 and 2011. Methods and Materials- In this case-series study, 40 patients with prosthetic valve dysfunction referring to a training hospital between 2001 and 2011 were enrolled. Thirty-one subjects had left-side involvement and 9 subjects had right-sided disease. In each group, some subjects received medical therapy and some were treated with surgery and the results and side effects were compared between the two groups. Results- In this study, all confounding factors in the two groups were matched (p value < 0.05). There were no significant differences as regards clinical symptoms, echocardiographic findings, and side effects between the two groups (p value > 0.05). Conclusion- It may be concluded that both medical therapy and surgical therapy are almost equally effective in the treatment of prosthetic valve dysfunction.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: article; breathing rate; case study; cerebrovascular accident; clinical article; comparative study; death; diastolic blood pressure; dyspnea; echocardiography; female; heart valve replacement; human; male; outcome assessment; prosthetic valve dysfunction; pulse rate; subarachnoid hemorrhage; systolic blood pressure
Subjects: WO Surgery
WJ Urogenital System
Depositing User: somayeh pourmorteza
Date Deposited: 12 May 2019 09:03
Last Modified: 12 May 2019 09:03
URI: http://eprints.iums.ac.ir/id/eprint/9729

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