Biological solutions to aortic root replacement: Valve-sparing versus bioprosthetic conduit
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
Blood Vessel Prosthesis
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
In case of aortic root aneurysm, both valve-sparing operations and root replacement with a biologic composite conduit provide excellent outcomes. However, at mid-term follow-up the use of biologic composite conduit is associated with a higher risk of reoperation.