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You are here: Contents > 2002 > Volume 11 Number 4 July 2002 > AORTIC VALVE DISEASE > Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Remodeling for Pulmonary Autograft Aneurysm

Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Remodeling for Pulmonary Autograft Aneurysm

Claudia Schmidtke MD, Ulrich Stierle MD, Hans-H. Sievers MD

The case is reported of a 42-year-old patient who underwent a Ross procedure in 1991, using the freestanding root technique. The development of dilation of the autograft root and progressive aortic

regurgitation necessitated reoperation after 10 years. A valve-sparing autograft root remodeling was performed with excellent resultant valve function.

Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Remodeling for Pulmonary Autograft Aneurysm

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