This website was developed by the following cardiologists and cardiac surgeons of the University Heart Center, UniversityHospital Zurich and supported by the Foundation for Cardiovascular Research (in alphabetic order):
- Biaggi Patric, MD1
- Frank Michelle, MD
- Ganzoni Giulia
- Jenni Rolf, MD
- Starck Christoph, MD2
- Tanner Felix C., MD
1 Current address: HerzKlinik Hirslanden, Witellikerstrasse 40, CH-8032 Zurich
2 Current address: Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, D-13353 Berlin
This website aims to be a reference tool for clinicians treating patients with heart valve prostheses. All companies were asked to give consent on the material published, and the copyrights of all images and tables belongs to the cited sources. Despite our best intentions, no garantees for completeness or accuracy of information can be given. When comparing patient data with the published data, the individual patients circumstances need to be taken into account. The data published on this website may therefore not be taken as sole basis for clinical decision making or care and must be used together with approriate professional judgement and hospital standards.
Neither the authors nor their institutions are liable for any claims or losses arising from the use or misuse of this website, or omissions from its content.
Michelle Frank, MD
Echocardiography, Cardiology, University Heart Center