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Reverse graft placement in the Florida sleeve procedure for aortic root aneurysm.
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PMID:  23336895     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Since August 2009, 22 patients with aortic root aneurysm have been successfully operated on with our new aortic remodeling technique as follows: after placement of the Gelweave (Vascutek, Ltd., Inchinnan, UK) Valsalva vascular graft in the reverse manner to the Florida sleeve procedure, the aortic annulus was fixed with the collar of this prosthesis at the level of the basal ring and the aortic root was wrapped with the prosthesis. Furthermore, the aortic valve commissures were resuspended. The distal end of the graft and the transected aortic wall were sutured together with running sutures when they were anastomosed to the stump of the distal ascending aorta.
Takeshi Komoda; Satsuki Komoda; Petra Gehle; Felix Berger; Robert Hammerschmidt; Roland Hetzer; Michael Huebler
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  95     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  723-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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Copyright © 2013 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany. Electronic address:
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