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Long-term follow-up of Bentall procedure using the Perimount bioprosthesis and the Valsalva graft

Long-term follow-up of Bentall procedure using the Perimount bioprosthesis and the Valsalva graft

July 20, 2020

Keywords: aortic root replacement; aortic stenosis; aortic valve replacement; Bentall; Valsalva graft

Although the majority of Bentall procedures have been performed with mechanical valves, the use of bioprosthetic valves is increasing. Modifications to the Bentall procedure may further enable the use of bioprosthetic valves: use of Valsalva pseudosinuses may reduce stress on the bioprosthetic leaflets and reduce the incidence of thromboembolism.

Chirichilli et al. routinely perform the Bentall procedure using the Valsalva graft with a Carpentier‑Edwards PERIMOUNT or PERIMOUNT Magna Ease valve. Here, they present the long‑term follow-up data assessing durability and valve-related complications.

Click on the link below to find out more about the performance of the PERIMOUNT valves combined with a modified Bentall procedure.  

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