[Midterm Outcomes of Root Replacement Using Homograft for Aortic Valve Infective Endocarditis].

@article{Tsuda2015MidtermOO,
  title={[Midterm Outcomes of Root Replacement Using Homograft for Aortic Valve Infective Endocarditis].},
  author={Yasutoshi Tsuda and Takahito Yokoyama and Yujiro Kawai and Hirokazu Niitsu and Yasuyuki Toyoda and Kazuaki Shiratori and Takahiro Takemura},
  journal={Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={68 11},
  pages={903-6}
}
From August 2003 to June 2013, 9 patients with aortic valve endocarditis underwent aortic root replacement using homografts which were harvested and preserved in our institute. The median patient age was 62 years (range 46~84) and 5 patients were men. Four cases were prosthetic valve infections. The in-hospital mortality was 0%. In 8 of 9 cases were… CONTINUE READING