Aortic valve repair for adult congenital heart disease: A 22-year experience.

@article{Rao2000AorticVR,
  title={Aortic valve repair for adult congenital heart disease: A 22-year experience.},
  author={Vivek Rao and Glen S. van Arsdell and Tirone E. David and Anthony Azakie and William Galbraith Williams},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2000},
  volume={102 19 Suppl 3},
  pages={III40-3}
}
BACKGROUND Aortic valve-preserving procedures have resulted in excellent outcomes in selected patients, particularly those with normal aortic valve leaflets and dilated aortic roots. However, several congenital heart lesions are associated with abnormal aortic valve leaflets. The long-term results of aortic valve repair for these lesions are not well defined. METHODS AND RESULTS We reviewed the clinical records of 54 adult (age >18 years) patients who underwent repair of congenital… CONTINUE READING

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