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Long-Term Results of Neomedia Sinus Valsalva Repair in 489 Patients With Type A Aortic Dissection

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

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Source Name: Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Bartosz Rylski, Joseph E. Bavaria, Rita K. Milewski, Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, William Moser, Emily Kremens, Alberto Pochettino, Wilson Y. Szeto, Nimesh D. Desai

The outcomes of repair of acute type A dissection using aortic valve resuspension and sinus of Valsalva reinforcement were tracked in 489 pts operated 1993-2013.  Hospital mortality was 11%.  5-year survival was 69%, and freedom from proximal reoperation was 96% at 5 years.

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