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Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Jul;46(1):127-8. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezt573. Epub 2014 Jan 12.

Extended trans-septal and left atrial dome incision combined with Manouguian's aortotomy for complex double valve surgery.

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1
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA takishi@hotmail.com.
2
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.

Abstract

We describe a novel surgical approach combining a trans-septal, left atrium dome incision and Manouguian incision to facilitate complex double valve (aortic and mitral) surgery. This technique provides an excellent surgical exposure and good outcomes.

KEYWORDS:

Aortic valve replacement; Mitral valve replacement; Reoperation

PMID:
24420364
DOI:
10.1093/ejcts/ezt573
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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