Aortic root enlargement is an invaluable surgical technique with which every cardiac surgeon performing aortic valve replacement should be familiar.
Aortic Root Enlargement During Aortic Valve Replacement: Nicks and . the Manouguian and Nicks techniques for posterior root enlargement.
Aortic root surgery is a procedure to treat an enlarged section, or aneurysm of the aorta. The aorta is the large blood vessel that carries blood.
In patients with advanced aortic valve disease, the goals of aortic valve replacement (AVR) are to reduce pressure and volume overload on the left ventricle.
Figure 1 Normal ascending aorta: aortic root, sinotubular junction, and . The location and shape of the aortic root dilatation may provide clues to the aetiology .
The enlargement of the aortic annulus has demonstrated excellent results for avoiding patient-prosthesis mismatch (PPM). Aortic root.
Posterior aortic root enlargement can be performed to allow for implantation of a larger size valve. Nicks and colleagues first proposed posterior root.
Surgical aortic root enlargement (ARE) during aortic valve replacement (AVR) allows for larger prosthesis implantation and may be an important adjunct to.