[Replacement of the descending aorta sparing the aortic valve: the David's operation].

@article{Radermecker2005ReplacementOT,
  title={[Replacement of the descending aorta sparing the aortic valve: the David's operation].},
  author={Radermecker and L. Pierard and Ulysse J. Gaspard and Evelyne Baguet and Raymond R Limet},
  journal={Revue medicale de Liege},
  year={2005},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={141-3}
}
We report the case of an ascending aortic aneurysm involving the aortic root, with a functionally competent bicuspid aortic valve, treated by the David's operation. This operation allows to fix the aortic root pathology, whilst preserving the native aortic valve. The technical aspects, surgical indications, and potential benefits of this operation are… CONTINUE READING