Modified Ross procedure with stentless bioprosthesis and pericardial xenograft for the right ventricular outflow tract
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A 31-year-old man with severe aortic regurgitation due to a defective bicuspid valve underwent surgery using modified Ross procedure. The right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) was reconstructed with a 25 mm stentless xenograft valve sutured with a rolled equine pericardium. Oozy bleeding from the RVOT was controlled with an autologous pericardial patch and fibrin glue. Postoperative echocardiography showed no aortic regurgitation. No blood transfusion was required.
Key wordsRoss procedure stentless bioprosthesis pericardial xenograft autologous pericardial patch right ventricular outflow tract
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