Aortic Valve Surgery

  • Bradley J. Harlan
  • Albert Starr
  • Fredric M. Harwin


Surgery of the aortic valve spans all age groups and encompasses a broad spectrum of pathologic anatomy and surgical technique. In this chapter we will illustrate aortic valvotomy and replacement and briefly review surgical relief of other forms of left ventricular outflow obstruction.


Aortic Valve Valve Replacement Aortic Stenosis Aortic Valve Replacement Aortic Regurgitation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bradley J. Harlan
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Albert Starr
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
  • Fredric M. Harwin
    • 7
  1. 1.Section of Thoracic and Cardiovascular SurgerySutter Memorial HospitalSacramentoUSA
  2. 2.Davis Medical SchoolUniversity of CaliforaniaSacramentoUSA
  3. 3.Oregon Health Sciences UniversityPortlandUSA
  4. 4.Oregon Health Sciences UniversityPortlandUSA
  5. 5.Heart Institute at St. Vincent HospitalPortlandUSA
  6. 6.Starr-Wood Cardiac Group, P.C.PortlandUSA
  7. 7.Harwin StudiosPortlandUSA

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