Fate of the remaining neo-aortic root after autograft valve replacement with a stented prosthesis for the failing ross procedure.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Aortic root replacement (ARR) is advocated for irreparable autograft failure after the Ross procedure to avoid late aneurysm formation. However, redo ARR is complex and associated with bleeding and coronary injury risks. We examine results of autograft valve replacement (AuVR) with stented prostheses (SP) without ARR with special focus on the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.04.034

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