Deepak Asudani

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Prosthetic heart valves

I. Problem/Condition. Placement of prosthetic heart valves (PHV) may be done for various reasons. It is estimated that in the United States alone as many as 60,000 prosthetic heart valves are replaced. Effectively, a hospitalist is likely to come across a patient with an existing prosthetic heart valve. It is important to have a broad…

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