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The consequences of incomplete covering of the critical part of the aortic root in Personalized External Aortic Root Support

Austin, C; Thompson, P; Fittipaldi, M; Treasure, T; (2021) The consequences of incomplete covering of the critical part of the aortic root in Personalized External Aortic Root Support. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 10.1093/ejcts/ezab118. (In press).

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Abstract

We here inform the Journal and its readers of 1 case in which an operation was not done as reported in the paper on Personalised External Aortic Root Support (PEARS) in 2016 [1]. The Directions for Use for the ExoVasc® implant require that the aorta is dissected, proximal to the coronary arteries and the mesh sleeve is anchored at the aortoventricular junction [2]. In a patient operated on in 2015, this was not done. The surgeon cut-off and discarded the portion of the mesh, custom manufactured to fit the aortic sinuses and tethered...

Type: Article
Title: The consequences of incomplete covering of the critical part of the aortic root in Personalized External Aortic Root Support
Location: Germany
DOI: 10.1093/ejcts/ezab118
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezab118
Language: English
Additional information: This version is the author accepted manuscript. For information on re-use, please refer to the publisher's terms and conditions.
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UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS
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UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences > Dept of Mathematics
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences > Dept of Mathematics > Clinical Operational Research Unit
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10125594
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