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Cardiology Research and Practice
Volume 2012, Article ID 180238, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/180238
Clinical Study

Ascending Aortic Wall Cohesion: Comparison of Bicuspid and Tricuspid Valves

1Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West-German Heart Center, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg-Essen, Hufelandstraße 55, 45147 Essen, Germany
2Oprox a.s. Renneska trida 413/35, 63900 Brno, Czech Republic
3Aortix a.s. Jugoslavska 144, 61300 Brno, Czech Republic
4Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Received 26 January 2012; Accepted 5 August 2012

Academic Editor: Ani C. Anyanwu

Copyright © 2012 Jaroslav Benedik et al. 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.

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