The Ross Operation: Treatment of Choice for Aortic Valve Disease in Children and Young Adults

Abstract

1 also called the pulmonary autograft procedure, involves replacement of the diseased aortic valve with the patient’s own pulmonary valve (autograft) and implantation of a biological valve (homograft) in the pulmonary position. It was first described and pioneered by Mr. Donald Ross in 1967 in London. The procedure was popularised in the 1980s when… (More)

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@inproceedings{Gatzoulis2004TheRO, title={The Ross Operation: Treatment of Choice for Aortic Valve Disease in Children and Young Adults}, author={Michael A. Gatzoulis and Darryl F. Shore}, year={2004} }