Midterm results of aortic valve reconstruction for congenital aortic stenosis with or without regurgitation.

Aortic valve is often replaced if valvular stenosis fails to be balloon dilated. Aortic valve reconstruction was performed on 4 patients from August 1993 to 1999. Their ages ranged from 1 month to 15 years (mean 8.3 years). Unicuspid aortic valve was present in three of them and bicuspid in the other one. Two patients were associated with a patent arterial… CONTINUE READING