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Biologic Valves Are As Good As Mechanical Valves In Younger Patients, Study Shows

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Bioprosthetic replacement heart valves may be a reasonable alternative to mechanical valves in patients aged 50 to 69 years, according to a retrospective cohort analysis of 4,253 patients.

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