Benfluorex: Lesions on a Bioprosthetic Heart Valve Too

Prescrire Int. 2012 Oct;21(131):240-1.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency / chemically induced
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency / surgery
  • Appetite Depressants / administration & dosage
  • Appetite Depressants / adverse effects*
  • Bioprosthesis*
  • Device Removal
  • Drug Administration Schedule
  • Female
  • Fenfluramine / administration & dosage
  • Fenfluramine / adverse effects
  • Fenfluramine / analogs & derivatives*
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation / instrumentation*
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis*
  • Humans
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency / chemically induced
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency / surgery*
  • Prosthesis Design
  • Prosthesis Failure*
  • Reoperation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Factors
  • Time Factors
  • Treatment Outcome

Substances

  • Appetite Depressants
  • Fenfluramine
  • benfluorex