A large cohort study shows that valve reimplantation in these patients can provide excellent event-free survival and aortic valve function without the need for anticoagulation conferred by mechanical valves.
A review of the Cleveland Clinic experience over 26 years has prompted efforts for multi-institutional data pooling to determine whether routine screening is warranted.
A retrospective study has found that most patients who underwent emergency aortic root replacement had a root diameter smaller than guideline cutoffs for prophylactic surgery.
A 42-year-old with severe aortic dissection related to Marfan syndrome undergoes a three-stage reconstruction with a branched frozen elephant trunk modification as its centerpiece. Learn what drives the planning process.