Operative Technique of Aortic Valve Replacement

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Case description

Two main reasons for aortic valve replacement are aortic valve stenosis and aortic valve regurgitation. During this procedure damaged valve is replaced with artificial one - mechanical or biological. Typically this takes place at an open heart surgery, nevertheless minimally invasive methods are still in development. On this video the case of a 68 years old patient who needs a right hip replacement and was diagnosed with aortic stenosis is presented. The patient complains on shortness of breath. Preoperative evaluation revealed severe aortic stenosis. Cardiac function was normal by echocardiography and there was no significant coronary artery disease. The patient undewent aortic valve replacement prior to right hip replacement. Presented by Arie Blitz MD.

tags: cardiosurgery aortic stenosis aorta


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