Modified Sleeve Technique in Aortic Valve-Sparing Operation for Marfan Syndrome

Yung-Szu Wu, Shih-Rong Hsieh, Chung-Chi Wang, Chung-Lin Tsai
2018 Annals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery  
We devised a simple modification of the Florida Sleeve procedure to perform aortic valve-sparing surgery. This technique is simple, quick, effective, and safe. We used this technique in operations performed on two young patients with Marfan syndrome. The initial and short-term results were satisfactory. two patients with Marfan syndrome. The early and shortterm results are satisfactory. Fig. 3 (A) Postoperative echocardiography of the first case: the aortic valve (white arrow) in parasternal
more » ... rt-axis view. (B) Postoperative echocardiography of the first case: the aortic valve (white arrow) in parasternal long-axis view. B A
doi:10.5761/atcs.cr.17-00227 pmid:29563371 fatcat:gxpdjgxd65cdhkmkh6mklyb6ee