Biological solutions to aortic root replacement: Valve-sparing versus bioprosthetic conduit Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Aorta, Thoracic
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
  • Aortic Valve
  • Bioprosthesis
  • Blood Vessel Prosthesis
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation

abstract

  • 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.

publication date

  • June 2017

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/icvts/ivx010

PubMed ID

  • 28329094

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 855

end page

  • 861

volume

  • 24

number

  • 6