Solution for the Complex Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Lesions

  • Jane Somerville
  • Donald Ross
Conference paper


The technique of total aortic root and valve replacement with a “fresh” aortic homograft was introduced by Ross in 1972, and the surgical technique was described [1].


Aortic Root Aortic Regurgitation Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Aortic Homograft Aortic Valve Repair 
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  1. 1.
    Somerville J, Ross D: Homograft replacement of the aortic root with reimplantation of the coronary arteries. Results after one to five years. Br Heart J 47: 473–482, 1982.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Somerville J: Congenital cardiovascular disease or congenital heart disease—A time for change in concepts? In Paediatric Cardiology, vol 3, edited by Becker AE, Losekoot G, Marcelletti C, Edinburgh, Churchill Livingstone, 1981, pp 324–345.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Rocchini AP, Brown J, Crowley DC, Girod DA, Behrendt D, Rosenthal A: Clinical and hemodynamic follow-up of left ventricular to aortic conduits in patients with aortic stenosis. J Am Coll Cardiol l(4): 1135–1143, 1983.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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  • Jane Somerville
  • Donald Ross

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