Secondary repair of incompetent pulmonary valves.

  title={Secondary repair of incompetent pulmonary valves.},
  author={Nestoras Papadopoulos and Anoosh Esmaeili and Andreas F Zierer and Farhad Bakhtiary and Feyzan Ozaslan and Anton Moritz},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  volume={87 6},
BACKGROUND Secondary repair of the pulmonary valve after right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) reconstruction is infrequently reported. This article describes possible techniques of secondary pulmonary valve repair and reports follow-up results. METHODS Secondary pulmonary valve repairs in 7 patients (5 children and 2 adults) in our institution were… CONTINUE READING