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ADAPT-treated porcine valve tissue (cusp and wall) versus Medtronic Freestyle and Prima Plus: crosslink stability and calcification behavior in the subcutaneous rat model.

Authors
  • Neethling, William M L
  • Glancy, Ross
  • Hodge, Andrew J
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of heart valve disease
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2004
Volume
13
Issue
4
Identifiers
PMID: 15311879
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

The ADAPT process is effective in reducing calcification in both porcine cusp and wall tissues in a subcutaneous rat model, and further suggest that enhanced crosslinking plays an important role in minimizing aortic wall calcification.

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