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World’s Best United States: Aortic Root Replacement and an Interview With Lars Svensson

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

This video is a part of CTSNet’s World’s Best Centers for Cardiothoracic Surgery: United States series. View every video in the World’s Best series and stay tuned for more.

Watch Professor Lars Svensson demonstrate his technique for valve-sparing aortic root replacement. Along with a step-by-step demonstration of the procedure, Prof. Svensson discusses important tips and pitfalls.

In this accompanying interview, Professor Lars Svensson discusses the history of the groundbreaking cardiac surgeries pioneered at Cleveland Clinic. In his eyes, the future of CT surgery at the storied institution consists of generative AI informed decision-making, less invasive procedures, and treatment for more complex and end-stage diseases. Finally, he discusses the fundamentals of his methods for aortic valve surgery.


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Thank you Dr Dunning for this nice interview and beautiful video. A very complex operation made so simple and each step explained by one of the greatest aortic surgery experts ever. A must for all those interested in aortic root/valve surgery.

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