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Post-operative Management of Aortic Valve Disease

  • Susanna PriceEmail author
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Abstract

Provided a systematic approach to assessment and management of patients immediately following aortic valve (AV) surgery is used, the post-operative course is usually straightforward. However, as the patient population ages and concomitantly the number of co-morbidities (cardiac and noncardiac) rises, increasingly complex patients will require post-operative management on the intensive care unit (ICU).

Keywords

Intensive care unit Management Aortic valve Ventricular function Complications 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Heart and Lung InstituteImperial CollegeLondonUK
  2. 2.Adult Intensive Care UnitRoyal Brompton HospitalLondonUK

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