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Composite aortic root replacement with a bovine pericardial valve conduit.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12683599     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In order to offer selected patients undergoing composite aortic root replacement the advantages of a tissue valve, we have constructed conduits intraoperatively by suturing a stented bovine pericardial valve (Edwards Life-sciences LLC, Irvine, CA) inside of a Dacron tube graft (Boston Scientific Corp, Natick, MA). The conduit is quickly made from readily available materials, is easily implanted, and can accommodate any of the anatomic situations encountered in repair of aortic root aneurysms. It is particularly suitable for patients 65 years of age and older.
Authors:
Alan D Hilgenberg; Bassem N Mora
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  75     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2003 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-04-09     Completed Date:  2003-04-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1338-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Cardiac Surgical Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA. ahilgenberg@partners.org
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aorta / surgery*
Aortic Aneurysm / surgery
Bioprosthesis*
Humans
Prosthesis Design
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Ann Thorac Surg. 2004 Jul;78(1):385; author reply 386-6   [PMID:  15223479 ]

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