DOI: 10.1510/mmcts.2021.014
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Abstract: We present a patient with an acute type A aortic dissection that involves the aortic root. The high mortality of patients with this condition is often associated with operations performed by surgeons with minimal experience dealing with aortic diseases. Therefore, less-experienced surgeons often opt for less complicated techniques like supracoronary ascending aortic replacement. However, according to the latest guidelines for the management of aortic diseases, the aortic root should be replaced when it is com…

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