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Aortic Root

March 19, 2024
Watch Professor Lars Svensson demonstrate his technique for aortic valve-sparing aortic root replacement and discuss the history of the groundbreaking cardiac surgeries pioneered at Cleveland Clinic.
March 7, 2024
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).
February 27, 2024
CTSNet is happy to present the webinar recording of "Getting to the Root of Complex Aortic Procedures," featuring panelists Dr. Eric Roselli (Cleveland Clinic), Dr.
January 2, 2024
This video presents the technique for construction of a freestyle valve-Valsalva graft composite conduit for aortic root replacement.
October 4, 2023
A newly published review by Dr. David on aortic valve sparing operations
September 5, 2023
This is the latest (third) version of Guideline on Diagnosis and Treatment of Aortic Aneurysm and Aortic Dissection
August 16, 2023
Recently, NICE released guidance from the British regulatory body limiting the Ozaki operation to research until further review, which is scheduled in three calendar years. The overarching concern appears to be the durability of the autoprosthesis. NICE guidelines have the strongest influence in healthcare in the United Kingdom and often abroad.
July 20, 2023
This expert single-center series analyzes 1,429 ascending aorta and arch replacements performed between 1991 and 2020 with circulatory arrest at nadir temperatures of 14 to 20°C with retrograde cerebral perfusion, including 464 acute type A dissections. The authors report overall operative mortality of 8.9 percent and stroke rate of 8.4 percent.
June 1, 2023
The authors examined the safety of combining aortic root replacement with frozen elephant trunk (FET) total arch replacement. Outcomes were similar between the FET alone and FET with aortic root replacement groups.
December 21, 2022
Aortic root replacement and aortic arch replacement surgeries were performed on patients in Odisha, India for the first time recently.