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Ross procedure in an infant weighing 4.5 kg: eight years follow-up.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16408468     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 6 month-old male infant (weight: 4.5 kg) with congenital aortic stenosis underwent aortic valve replacement with a pulmonary autograft (Ross procedure). The right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) was reconstructed with a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) -valved equine pericardial conduit. At the age of 5, re-RVOT reconstruction with an equine pericardial patch bearing a PTFE monocusp was required because of severe pulmonary stenosis resistant to 2 attempts of percutaneous transluminal pulmonary valvotomy. Currently, at the age of 8, the degree of aortic regurgitation is trivial and the pulmonary autograft is free of functional deterioration despite somatic growth.
Mariko Kobayashi; Yukihiro Takahashi; Makoto Ando; Naoki Wada; Masamitsu Murata; Toshio Kikuchi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Japanese journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery : official publication of the Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery = Nihon Kyōbu Geka Gakkai zasshi     Volume:  53     ISSN:  1344-4964     ISO Abbreviation:  Jpn. J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  2005 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-01-13     Completed Date:  2006-02-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884261     Medline TA:  Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  635-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sakakibara Heart Institute, 3-16-1 Asahi-cho, Fuchu, Tokyo 183-0003, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Valve Stenosis / congenital,  surgery*,  ultrasonography
Echocardiography, Doppler
Follow-Up Studies
Heart Defects, Congenital / diagnosis,  surgery*
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation / methods*
Polytetrafluoroethylene / therapeutic use
Prosthesis Design
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures / methods
Risk Assessment
Time Factors
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction / prevention & control
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