Apico-aortic conduit for aortic stenosis with a porcelain aorta; technical modification for apical outflow

Masanori Hirota, Masaya Oi, Tadashi Omoto, Takeo Tedoriya

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)703-705
Number of pages3
JournalInteractive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery
Volume9
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2009
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Aortic stenosis
  • Apico-aortic bypass
  • Porcelain aorta

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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