Revista Cubana de Cirugía
On-line version ISSN 1561-2945
VILLAR INCLAN, Alejandro. Prosthetic cardiac valves: subject historical review. Rev Cubana Cir [online]. 2010, vol.49, n.1, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1561-2945.
A historical review of mechanical and biological cardiac prosthesis is made, conceptualizing the different mechanical valves according to its structure. This is a historical abstract on different specialties involving in cardiac valves constructions.
Keywords : Cardiac valves; mechanical cardiac valves; biological cardiac valves; bio-prosthesis; allografts; Ross operation.