Sutureless versus Conventional Aortic Valve Replacement: Outcomes in 70 High-Risk Patients Undergoing Concomitant Cardiac Procedures


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Hanedan M. O. , Yuruk M. A. , Parlar A. İ. , Ziyrek U., Arslan A. K. , Sayar U., ...More

TEXAS HEART INSTITUTE JOURNAL, vol.45, pp.11-16, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.14503/thij-16-6092
  • Journal Name: TEXAS HEART INSTITUTE JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.11-16

Abstract

In elderly, high-risk surgical patients, sutureless aortic valve replacement (AVR) can often be an alternative to conventional AVR; shorter aortic cross-clamp and cardiopulmonary bypass times are the chief advantages. We compared the outcomes of sutureless AVR with those of conventional AVR in 70 elderly patients who underwent concomitant cardiac surgical procedures.