Aortic Root Enlargement Techniques

John R. Doty, Sajjad Raza, Joseph F. Sabik

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAtlas of Cardiac Surgical Techniques
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)9780323462945
ISBN (Print)9780323598200
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018
Externally publishedYes


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