Composite Graft Replacement in Acute Aortic Dissection: Technique for Anastomosing the Right Coronary Artery without an Aortic Button

Authors

  • Riza Turkoz
  • Oner Gulcan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20041131

Abstract

Acute aortic dissection that involves the ostium of the right coronary artery is a rare occurrence, but treatment by composite graft replacement of the aortic root is a technically difficult procedure, usually involving implantation of an aortic button. We describe 2 patients with ostium of the right coronary artery severely damaged by acute aortic dissection. In both cases we used a technique that mobilized the right coronary artery sufficiently so that it could be implanted without including an aortic button.

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Published

2005-01-04

How to Cite

Turkoz, R., & Gulcan, O. (2005). Composite Graft Replacement in Acute Aortic Dissection: Technique for Anastomosing the Right Coronary Artery without an Aortic Button. The Heart Surgery Forum, 7(6), E574-E576. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20041131

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