The Half-Century Mark: Explant of Ball and Cage Valve after 50 YearsFunding None.
This is a case report of a 69-year-old man with chronic hemolysis and worsening diastolic heart failure, secondary to known periprosthetic leak, who underwent a reoperative mitral valve replacement 50 years following initial implantation of a Starr–Edwards ball and cage valve.
Received: 17 August 2020
Accepted: 28 September 2020
05 November 2020 (online)
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