ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Valve-sparing aortic root replacement in a patient with anomalous origin of circumflex artery: a case report
Mehmet Çakıcı1, Evren Özçınar1, Ali Bulut2, Uğursay Kızıltepe2
1Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Medical Faculty of Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Dışkapı Yıldırım Beyazıt Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2015.10393
Today, valve-sparing aortic root replacement techniques have started to become safe alternatives which are being used more commonly. In this article, we present a successful valve-sparing aortic root replacement experience in a 19-year-old male patient of sinus valsalva aneurysm associated with anomalous circumflex artery arising from right coronary sinus.
Keywords : Anomalous coronary artery; aortic valve-sparing; reimplantation
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