The sandwich plug technique: simple, effective, and rapid closure of a mechanical aortic valve prosthesis at left ventricular assist device implantation

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Aug;142(2):455-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2010.11.003. Epub 2011 Feb 1.
No abstract available

MeSH terms

  • Aortic Valve*
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis*
  • Heart Ventricles
  • Heart-Assist Devices*
  • Humans
  • Polytetrafluoroethylene
  • Prosthesis Implantation / methods*


  • Polytetrafluoroethylene