Retrospective file investigation of 2,500 patients underoing aortic valve replacement with focus on short and long-term complications (cardiovascular, renal, pulmonary and neurologic) with predictors Literature review and own limited retrospective investiagtion of cardic patients with an oncologic history and and vice versa: oncologic patients with a heart disease (endocarditis with a tumor as port-of-entry, hart transplantation for heart failure on anthracyclines, ...)
AbstractDenervation of the aortic valve with increasing age has been described . A possible relation with valve degeneration will be investigated. Morbidity and mortality after aortic valve replacement with a bioprosthesis will aslo be investigated. A prospective study for the comparison of two types of bioprothesis will be conducted.
- Promotor: Mistiaen Wilhelm