mechanical valves generally put in younger pt's because they're more prone to form fibrous tissue & calcium, which leads to acceleration of valve degeneration
pts will need significant anticoagulation with mechanical valves
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- (no access) - 04 CUNNINGHAM MMMD 2015-16 Pathology of Valve Disease (white).pdf, p40
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