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Valve-Preserving Root Replacement

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Hans-Joachim Schaefers of Saarland University Medical Center, Homburg/Saar, Germany, compares the Yacoub and David procedures. Dr. Schaefers discusses the complexities of aortic valve structure, and his experiences with root remodeling versus re-implantation of the aortic valve.

This presentation was originally given during the SCTS Ionescu University program at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland. This content is published with the permission of SCTS. Please click here for more information on SCTS educational programs. 


Excellent talk . I think that very important tricks Is how to repair the cusp prolapse after suturing proximal tube graft . Second is how to get the commisure maximally elevated inside the tube graft to preserve normal intercommisural angles.

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