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Title: Primary Modified Bentall's Procedure in a Case of Laubry-Pezzi Syndrome
Authors: Radhakrishnan, BK
Idhrees, AM
Devarajan, S
Panicker, VT
Pillai, VV
Varma, PK
Karunakaran, J
Keywords: Cardiovascular System & Cardiology; Respiratory System; Surgery
Issue Date: 2014
Citation: 98 ,4;1445-1447
Abstract: Modified Bentall's procedure done as part of the primary repair in Laubry-Pezzi syndrome is very rarely described in the literature. We present a case of a 33-year-old man with a subpulmonic venticular septal defect, aneurysmal dilatation of the aortic root and ascending aorta, with an associated patent ductus arteriosus, corrected by the incorporation of Yacoub's techique for ventricular septal defect closure with a modified Bentall's procedure and transpulmonary patent ductus arteriosus ligation. The postoperative course was unremarkable. Early follow-up reports show good biventricular function without residual ventricular septal defect or iatrogenic ventricular outflow tract obstructions. (C) 2014 by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
URI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.11.070
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