REDO-BENTALL OPERATION – ITERATIVE AORTIC ROOT RECOSTRUCTION – THERAPEUTIC DECISION-MAKING COMPLEXITY AND PROCEDURAL COMPLEXITY

Celia Ciobanu1, C. Voica1, B. Rădulescu1, H. Moldovan1

1Cardiovascular Surgery Unit I, “Prof. Dr. C.C. Iliescu” The Emergency Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases

Corresponding author: Horaţiu Moldovan
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Abstract

We present the case of a 59-year-old woman who undergoes surgery 12 years after the Bentall-de Bono operation (replacement of the aortic valve and ascending aorta with valvular duct and direct reimplantation of the coronaryan ostia in the duct). For the acute aortic dissection of type I De Bakey (Stanford type A), diagnosed with subacute infectious endocarditis at the level of the aortic valvular duct with abscess in the aortic root

Keywords: Redo-Bentall, aortic root reconstruction, heart surgery

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