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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Hanke, T; Stierle, U; Boehm, JO; Botha, CA; Matthias Bechtel, JF; Erasmi, A; Misfeld, M; Hemmer, W; Rein, JG; Robinson, DR; Lange, R; Hörer, J; Moritz, A; Ozaslan, F; Wahlers, T; Franke, UF; Hetzer, R; Hübler, M; Ziemer, G; Graf, B; Ross, DN; Sievers, HH; German Ross Registry 
Title:
Autograft regurgitation and aortic root dimensions after the Ross procedure: the German Ross Registry experience. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Autograft regurgitation and root dilatation after the Ross procedure is of major concern. We reviewed data from the German Ross Registry to document the development of autograft regurgitation and root dilatation with time and also to compare 2 different techniques of autograft implantation. METHODS AND RESULTS: Between 1990 and 2006 1014 patients (786 men, 228 women; mean age 41.2+/-15.3 years) underwent the Ross procedure using 2 different implantation techniques (subcoronary, n=52...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Circulation 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
116 
Journal issue:
11 Suppl 
Pages contribution:
I251-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0009-7322 
TUM Institution:
chirurgie