PMID: 7949666Jul 1, 1994

Successful reconstruction of aorto-left atrial fistula following aortic valve replacement and root enlargement by the Manouguian procedure

Journal of Cardiac Surgery
M HachidaK Nakano

Abstract

Successful reconstruction of the aortic annulus for perivalvular leak following combined valve replacement was performed in two patients, 6 and 7 years postoperatively, using Manouguian's operation. A fistula was seen at the junction of the aortic annulus and the superior or inferior margin of the patch used for enlargement. This fistula was closed from both sides; from the left atrium with reinforced Teflon pledgets and from the aorta using a patch. Successful reconstruction of the aortic annulus was made, and no regurgitation was seen after the operation.

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Citations

Mar 1, 1997·The Annals of Thoracic Surgery·M S TopcuoğluT Ulus
Apr 2, 2008·Congenital Heart Disease·Malek M El YamanFrank Cetta
Oct 31, 2020·Journal of Cardiac Surgery·Samuel A MassiasAmer Harky

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