patient-prosthesis mismatch

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patient-prosthesis mismatch

, prosthesis-patient mismatch, prosthesis mismatch
Insertion of an inappropriately sized prosthesis in a patient in need of organ repair.
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1] Prosthesis-patient mismatch occurs when the size of the valve's flow area is too small in relation to the patient's body size.
The impact of prosthesis-patient mismatch on long-term survival after aortic valve replacement: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 34 observational studies comprising 27 186 patients with 133 141 patient-years.