The Ross procedure: clinical and echocardiographic follow-up in 219 consecutive patients.

@article{Chiappini2007TheRP,
  title={The Ross procedure: clinical and echocardiographic follow-up in 219 consecutive patients.},
  author={Bruno Chiappini and Bruno Absil and Jean Etienne Rubay and Philippe Henri Noirhomme and Jean-Christophe Funken and Robert R Verhelst and Alain Poncelet and Gebrine El khoury},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={83 4},
  pages={1285-9}
}
BACKGROUND The replacement of the diseased aortic valve with a pulmonary autograft has been shown to provide excellent hemodynamic results and to be associated with low morbidity and mortality rates. METHODS From 1991 to 2005, 219 patients undergoing the Ross operation were identified. All patients underwent transthoracic echocardiography at discharge and… CONTINUE READING