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Reimplantation of the two coronary ostia as a single button in Ross procedure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12358397     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 10-year-old boy presented with severe aortic regurgitation due to a dysplastic aortic valve. He underwent a Ross procedure employing a mini-root replacement technique. At surgery, he was found to have eccentrically located coronary ostia which were both reimplanted as a single button into the pulmonary autograft. Postoperatively, multislice computed tomographic coronary angiography demonstrated satisfactory reimplantation of the coronary artery ostia with no evidence of kinking or compression of the coronary arteries. This case report supports the technique of transfer of coronary ostia as a single button where coronary anatomy is unfavorable for their individual transfer.
Authors:
Tom P Mwambu; Vijit K Cherian; Madhu N Sankar; Gangadharan Sumithran; Robert Coelho; Kulkarni Snehal; Kotturathu M Cherian
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of heart valve disease     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0966-8519     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Heart Valve Dis.     Publication Date:  2002 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-10-02     Completed Date:  2003-01-31     Revised Date:  2006-05-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9312096     Medline TA:  J Heart Valve Dis     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  624-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Madras Medical Mission, Mogappair, Chennai, India.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aortic Valve Insufficiency / radiography,  surgery*
Child
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Vessels / transplantation*
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation*
Humans
Male
Replantation*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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