Total aortic replacement in Loeys-Dietz syndrome.

Journal Article

Loeys-Dietz syndrome (LDS) is a recently identified genetic complex characterized in part by rapidly progressive aortic and branch vessel disease. We now describe total aortic replacement using an open Extent II thoracoabdominal repair followed by second-stage redo-sternotomy for a valve-sparing aortic root replacement and hybrid aortic arch repair in a patient with this syndrome. 

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Williams, JB; McCann, RL; Hughes, GC

Published Date

  • May 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 26 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 304 - 308

PubMed ID

  • 21443730

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1540-8191

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0886-0440

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2011.01224.x

Language

  • eng