Aortic valve sparing operations: outcomes at 20 years.

  title={Aortic valve sparing operations: outcomes at 20 years.},
  author={Tirone E. David},
  journal={Annals of cardiothoracic surgery},
  volume={2 1},
Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2013;2(1):24-29 Aortic valve sparing operations have now been performed for over two decades in our institution (1). There are basically 2 types of aortic valve sparing operations: reimplantation of the aortic valve and remodeling of the aortic root (2,3). This presentation summarizes our clinical experience with the original procedures as we have described them (2,3) (video 1).