ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Simultaneous surgical treatment of aortic coarctation and valve stenosis in an adult patient
Haşmet Bardakçı, Ümit Yener, Ahmet Sarıtaş
Türkiye Yüksek İhtisas Hastanesi Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Klinigi, Ankara
Surgical treatment of aortic coarctation with cardiac pathologies in adults varies according to the type and position of the pathology. A 34-year-old man with coarctation of the aorta and calcific aortic stenosis underwent simultaneous correction of both lesions through a median sternotomy. The operative technique was evaluated with a literature review.
Keywords : Aortic coarctation; aortic stenosis; median sternotomy
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