Direct Aortic CoreValve Implantation via Right Anterior Thoracotomy in a Patient with Patent Bilateral Mammary Artery Grafts and Aortic Arch Chronic Dissection
Keywords:Aortic stenosis, Transcatheter Valve Replacement, Direct Aortic, Aortic Valve
Direct aortic trans-catheter aortic valve implantation is an alternative approach to treat high risk for surgery patients affected by severe aortic stenosis and concomitant peripheral vascular disease.
We describe a case of direct aortic CoreValve implantation made via a right anterior thoracotomy in a 78-year-old male affected by severe aortic stenosis and severe peripheral vasculopathy, who previously underwent coronary artery bypass grafting, with patent bilateral mammary artery grafts and chronic aortic arch dissection.
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