The Ross-Konno Procedure as Reoperative Treatment in a Young Adult with Congenital Aortic Stenosis
Mechanical and biological prostheses are valid options when aortic valve replacement is necessary. The Ross procedure is also an alternative solution, especially for young patients.
We describe the case of a young patient with congenital aortic stenosis and bicuspid aortic valve who presented with dyspnea on exertion. An open commissurotomy was performed, and within 8 months the patient developed recurrent symptoms of severe aortic stenosis. He underwent redo sternotomy and a Ross-Konno procedure with an uneventful recovery.
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