Redo Surgery for Aortic Valve and Root: Demographics and Operative Options

  • Davide PaciniEmail author
  • Giacomo Murana
  • Luca Di Marco
  • Alessandro Leone
  • Roberto Di Bartolomeo


Reoperations for aortic disease are being frequent procedures. The reason is related to increasing life expectancy, numbers of people suffering from aortic stenosis and structural deterioration of a bioprosthesis. It has been estimated that in the next years redo root operations may eventually account about 10% of all ascending aorta surgical procedures [1].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Davide Pacini
    • 1
    Email author
  • Giacomo Murana
    • 1
  • Luca Di Marco
    • 1
  • Alessandro Leone
    • 1
  • Roberto Di Bartolomeo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Cardiac SurgeryS. Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna-Alma Mater StudiorumBolognaItaly

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