A successful apico-aortic bypass for a patient with a porcelain aorta suffering from aortic stenosis is reported. A sewing cuff with an outflow graft to the apex and a hand-made composite graft were used instead of a rigid apical connector.
- Aortic stenosis
- Apico-aortic bypass
- Porcelain aorta
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine