Abstract:Objective Patients with thoracic aortic disease commonly present with concomitant multisegment pathology. We describe the patient population, analyze outcomes, and define the patient selection strategy for valve-preserving aortic root reimplantation (VPARR) combined with the arch procedure. Methods: From 2008 to 2018, 98 patients underwent VPARR combined with the aortic arch procedure (hemi-arch, 50% [ n = 49, limited repair]; total arch, 50% [ n = 49, complete repair] including 39 with elephant trunk). Indica… Show more
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