Propensity-matched comparison between minimally invasive and conventional sternotomy in aortic valve resuspension.

OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to compare the results of David procedure through conventional or minimally invasive approach. METHODS A propensity-matched comparison in patients undergoing a minimally invasive (partial upper sternotomy, n = 103) or complete sternotomy (n = 103) David procedure from 1991 to 2016 was performed. Patients were 57 ± 14… CONTINUE READING