Computed Tomography Helps to Plan Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement Operations.

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BACKGROUND This study evaluated the role of multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) in preparation for minimally invasive aortic valve replacement (MIAVR). METHODS An analysis of 187 patients scheduled for MIAVR between June 2009 and December 2014 was conducted. In the study group (n = 86), MDCT of the thorax, aorta, and femoral arteries was performed… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.10.076

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