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Prosthesis-sparing aortic root replacement following aortic valve replacement.
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PMID:  24887815     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Reoperation on the aortic root is considered to be challenging because of high hospital mortality. Prosthesis-sparing aortic root replacement, in which the aortic prosthesis is preserved during reoperation, and could avoid passing sutures through the weakened aortic annuls after the initial prosthesis has been removed. We report 3 cases of prosthesis-sparing aortic root replacement. Prior procedures were aortic valve replacement and the Bentall operation 14 to 35 years previously. Postoperative courses were uneventful, with no signs of pseudoaneurysm or valve malfunction observed during follow-up periods of 93 to 360 days.
Authors:
Tamaki Takano; Yuko Wada; Tatsuichiro Seto; Takamitsu Terasaki; Daisuke Fukui; Jun Amano
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-10-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1816-5370     ISO Abbreviation:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Publication Date:  2013 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-6-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9503417     Medline TA:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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