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Valve Sparing Aortic Root Replacement With Reimplantation Versus Remodeling: A Meta-Analysis

Thursday, March 7, 2024

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Source Name: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Michel Pompeu Sá, Xander Jacquemyn, Ahmed K. Awad, James A. Brown, Danny Chu, Derek Serna-Gallegos, Fabian A. Kari, Ibrahim Sultan

Valve sparing aortic root replacement has recently emerged as the preferred procedure, when feasible, for patients undergoing aortic root surgery. Two main options are available to achieve this: the Yacoub procedure (remodeling) and the David procedure (reimplantation). With these techniques differing considerably, the authors completed a meta-analysis of available outcome data to evaluate overall survival and need for reintervention.

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