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The role of neo-sinus reconstruction in aortic valve-sparing surgery
Gaudino and colleagues report a retrospective analysis of short-term outcomes following aortic valve-sparing operations (VSO) with and without reconstruction of the sinuses of Valsalva (SV). Despite the importance of the SV for aortic valve function, data evaluating SV reconstruction with VSO are limited. Clinical outcomes and aortic valve status were not affected by SV recreation, however adverse events were rare in both groups.