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BioMed Research International
Volume 2016, Article ID 6125204, 11 pages
Research Article

Structural and Histochemical Alterations in the Aortic Valves of Elderly Patients: A Comparative Study of Aortic Stenosis, Aortic Regurgitation, and Normal Valves

1Department of Health Science, Pathology and Anatomy, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan
2Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan

Received 11 July 2016; Accepted 23 August 2016

Academic Editor: Michael Gotzmann

Copyright © 2016 Katsutoshi Miura and Hideki Katoh. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Supplemental Methods S1 Observation method by scanning acoustic microscopy (SAM) was explained.

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