Fifteen Years Post Aortic Root Reconstruction of a Giant Ascending Aortic Aneurysm


  • Khaled E. Al-Ebrahim Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia



This is a report of successful repair of a huge ascending aortic aneurysm of 13cm; it is the biggest aneurysm ever reported. Aortic root replacement using a composite graft and coronary implantation was done. There was dramatic improvement in ejection fraction and renal function post repair. This patient has been followed up on for 15 years with no complications and leads a relatively normal life.


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How to Cite

Al-Ebrahim, K. E. (2020). Fifteen Years Post Aortic Root Reconstruction of a Giant Ascending Aortic Aneurysm. The Heart Surgery Forum, 23(2), E125-E127.