TITLE

Cusp Repair in Aortic Valve Procedures

AUTHOR(S)
David, Tirone E.
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Texas Heart Institute Journal;2013, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p547
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on new surgical approaches to aortic valve repair in patients with aortic insufficiency. Particular focus is given to transesophageal echocardiography as a diagnostic tool. Topics discussed include procedures for repairing aortic cusps, reoperation rate associated with bicuspid aortic valve repair with prolapse of the conjoint cusp, and types of aortic-valve sparing operations.
ACCESSION #
92624454

 

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