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Carbomedics bi-leaflet aortic valve prosthesis: a sticky problem
  1. F Osman,
  2. P Ludman,
  3. R Steeds

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A 46-year-old Asian woman was under regular follow up for an aortic valve replacement in 2002 for aortic stenosis. The valve was a Carbomedics 19 mm bi-leaflet aortic valve prosthesis for which she had adequate anticoagulation since implantation. She had a past history of end stage renal failure, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cerebrovascular disease, and …

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