This chapter discusses the commonly used aortic root enlargement techniques that increase the diameter of the aorta with small annulus and allow the implantation of larger prosthetic valves with better hemodynamic performance. In addition, some other surgical considerations in patients with small aortic root will also be discussed.
|Title of host publication||Atlas of Cardiac Surgical Techniques|
|Number of pages||21|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2018|