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Aortic valve disease (congenital)

May 16, 2024
In this article, the authors present their single center outcomes of the Commando procedure as a means to achieve double valve replacement in patients with radiation heart disease or previous valve replacement with destroyed intervalvular fibrosa.
May 9, 2024
For hypoplastic left heart syndrome patients undergoing staged reconstruction, the neoaortic root can dilate so that the incidence of neoaortic valve insufficiency increases over time. This article aims to evaluate the outcomes of neoaortic root geometries and valvular function after chimney reconstruction in the Norwood operation in 20 patients.
February 22, 2024
This video presents the case of a nine-year-old male with severe sub-valvular stenosis caused by a discrete subaortic membrane and interventricular septum hypertrophy. The surgical technique included excision of the subaortic membrane, mobilization of the left and right fibrous trigons, and extended septal myectomy.
February 1, 2024
This video highlights innovative surgical strategies for repairing common arterial trunk defects.
December 7, 2023
In this video, surgeons perform the Ross Procedure, a groundbreaking cardiac restoration technique, unveiling the transformation of a patient's pulmonary autograft into the aortic valve.
November 20, 2023
The authors of this study conducted a systematic review of clinical outcomes after pediatric aortic valve repair (AVr) and examined life expectancy and risk of reintervention using microsimulation. The study included forty-one publications including 2,636 patients with 17,217 years of follow-up (median follow up was 7.3. years).
September 28, 2023
Unicuspid aortic valve requires intervention in early life and the ideal treatment is unknown. This study examined 345 patients divided into two groups: 167 undergoing valve repair and 91 undergoing a Ross procedure.
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 17, 2023
This video demonstrates a repeat sternotomy with David VI valve-sparing aortic root replacement in an eighteen-year-old.
June 29, 2023
This specialist review of congenital aortic root anatomy provides a detailed framework for evaluating and treating pediatric and adult patients across the whole spectrum of congenital aortic root pathology.