Surgical Treatment of Pediatric Aortic Stenosis

  • Donald B. Doty


Distortion of the normal anatomy of the aortic root by the processes of congenital malformation presents special problems for the surgeon. Traditionally, obstructions of the left ventricular outflow tract occurring in the aortic root are classified as valvular, subvalvular or supravalvular. There is a spectrum of defects which involve the aortic root with some blending together and overlap of these anomalies.


Aortic Valve Aortic Stenosis Aortic Root Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald B. Doty
    • 1
  1. 1.LDS HospitalUniversity of Utah School of MedicineSalt Lake CityUSA

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