Mitral valve replacement with a pulmonary autograft: the mitral top hat.

@article{Ross1997MitralVR,
  title={Mitral valve replacement with a pulmonary autograft: the mitral top hat.},
  author={Donald N Ross and Samer Kabbani},
  journal={The Journal of heart valve disease},
  year={1997},
  volume={6 5},
  pages={542-5}
}
Despite previous unsatisfactory results with inverted pulmonary homografts in mitral valve replacement, we have rekindled our interest in this technique by the use of a pulmonary autograft with the fully flexible 'top hat' type of mounting. The surgical technique and the clinical feasibility of the operation are presented. 

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