Aortic aneurysms are rare in children and are often associated with connective tissue disorders. Because prosthetic valves are problematic in the young, operations that preserve the native aortic valve are attractive. This article describes an operative technique for valve sparing aortic root replacement that is simple and reproducible, and has probvided durable results at mid-term follow-up.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual|
|State||Published - 2012|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine