Aortic valvular insufficiency and postductal aortic coarctation in the adult. Combined surgical management through median sternotomy: a new surgical approach.

@article{Vijayanagar1980AorticVI,
  title={Aortic valvular insufficiency and postductal aortic coarctation in the adult. Combined surgical management through median sternotomy: a new surgical approach.},
  author={R R Vijayanagar and Padmaja Natarajan and Pete Eckstein and D A Bognolo and John C. Toole},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1980},
  volume={79 2},
  pages={266-8}
}
A new surgical technique for the relief of aortic coarctation and replacement of the aortic valve has been described. In our patient, aortic valve replacement was combined with a bypass graft from the ascending aorta to the retrocardiac descending thoracic aorta. The clinical findings and the technical details form the basis of this report.