Aortic Valve Preservation

Concepts and Approaches

  • Takashi Kunihara
  • Shuichiro Takanashi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Introduction

  3. Concepts and Approaches

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. Norihiko Shiiya
      Pages 73-80
    3. Kohei Abe, Kohei Kawazoe
      Pages 81-84
    4. Hitoshi Yaku, Kiyoshi Doi, Sachiko Yamazaki, Satoshi Numata
      Pages 85-91
    5. Hiroaki Takahashi
      Pages 93-98
    6. Shunsuke Miyahara, Yutaka Okita
      Pages 103-109
    7. Takashi Kunihara
      Pages 127-137
    8. Kisaburo Sakamoto, Masaya Murata
      Pages 165-171
  4. Case Study: What to Do in Each Particular Case?

  5. Aortic Valve Repair: Specialists in the World

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 245-245
    2. Takashi Kunihara, Shuichiro Takanashi
      Pages 247-257
  6. Closing Remarks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 259-259
  7. Takashi Kunihara, Shuichiro Takanashi
    Pages C1-C1

About this book


This book provides comprehensive, state-of-the art insights into aortic valvuloplasty.

Aortic valve repair is a relatively new procedure. Since first being successfully performed in the 1990s was objectively assessed in the 2000s, this procedure has now become standardized, reproducible, and popular around the globe.

Written by experts in surgery and cardiology and richly illustrated, it discusses the aspects of anatomy, pathophysiology, diagnosis and surgical procedure that are essential for successful repair. Contributing to the popularization and development of aortic repair,  it is a valuable resource for surgeons, cardiologists, cardio-anesthetists and paramedical staff interested in the field and will be good resource for popularizing and developing aortic valve repair.  


Aortic valve Valve-in-valve Reimplantation Annuloplasty Traumatic aortic regurgitation Combined valvular disease

Editors and affiliations

  • Takashi Kunihara
    • 1
  • Shuichiro Takanashi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Cardiac SurgeryThe Jikei University School of MedicineTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Cardiovascular SurgerySakakibara Heart InstituteFuchuJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-2067-5
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-2068-2
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