Title

The use of larger size pulmonary homografts for the Ross operation in children.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-1-1996

Abstract

Nine pediatric patients received an adult size cryopreserved pulmonary homograft for right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction as part of the Ross procedure. The early postoperative results are excellent. It is suggested that a full, adult size pulmonary homograft should be used in the future in pediatric patients undergoing the Ross procedure.

Journal Title

The Journal of heart valve disease

Volume

5

Issue

4

First Page

410

Last Page

413

MeSH Keywords

Adolescent; Aortic Valve; Cardiac Surgical Procedures; Child; Child, Preschool; Cryopreservation; Female; Heart Valve Diseases; Humans; Infant; Male; Pulmonary Valve; Transplantation, Homologous; Ventricular Outflow Obstruction

Keywords

Heart Surgery

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