The Ross operation--early echocardiographic comparison of different operative techniques.

@article{Pacifico1994TheRO,
  title={The Ross operation--early echocardiographic comparison of different operative techniques.},
  author={Albert D. Pacifico and James K. Kirklin and David C McGiffin and Gregory John Matter and Navin C. Nanda and Arnold G. Diethelm},
  journal={The Journal of heart valve disease},
  year={1994},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={365-70}
}
Fifty-four consecutive patients underwent aortic valve replacement with a pulmonary autograft (Ross operation) over an 18-month period. It was inserted as an intra-aortic cylinder in 13 patients and as a total aortic root replacement in 41; unwrapped in 16, partially wrapped with autologous pericardium in 12 and completely wrapped with bovine pericardium in… CONTINUE READING