Traumatic subluxation of an aortic cusp

F. Merchant, G. Harris, D. M. Long

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A case of successful treatment of traumatic partial subluxation of a previously normal aortic valve is presented. A review of pertinent literature is made. Emphasis is placed on early recognition of the ruptured valve and its surgical correction by prosthetic replacement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)472-474
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Cardiovascular Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1974

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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