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Polyester mesh: an alternative material for reinforcing the pulmonary autograft root.
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PMID:  22066365     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Today, it is widely accepted that the pulmonary autograft should be reinforced when used as a root in the Ross operation. Various techniques using a vascular conduit have been reported. Herein is described an alternative technique, using a polyester mesh, that was applied in a 15-year-old boy with recurrent congenital stenosis. The advantages of using a mesh rather than a solid vascular prosthesis are discussed.
Delphine Mitilian; Nejib Zargouni; Rachid Mechmeche; Christophe Acar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of heart valve disease     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0966-8519     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Heart Valve Dis.     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9312096     Medline TA:  J Heart Valve Dis     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  587-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Hôpital de la Salpêtrière, Paris, France.
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