Ross operation in children: late results.

  title={Ross operation in children: late results.},
  author={Ronald C. Elkins and Mary M. Lane and Carolyn McCue},
  journal={The Journal of heart valve disease},
  volume={10 6},
BACKGROUND AND AIM OF THE STUDY Although the Ross operation has become the accepted aortic valve replacement in children, the long-term fate of the pulmonary autograft valve remains unknown. To assess mid-term and late results of autograft valve durability, patient survival and valve-related morbidity, a retrospective review of patients (age range: 3 days to 17 years) having a Ross operation between November 1986 and May 2001 were reviewed. METHODS Medical records and patient contacts with… CONTINUE READING


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