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Ziyad M. Binsalamah, MD

Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital, Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Christopher Ibarra, MD

Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital, Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Zachary Spigel, MD

Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital, Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Rodrigo Zea-Vera, MD

Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital, Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Jessica Zink, PA

Division of Congenital Heart Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital, Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Jeffrey S. Heinle, MD

Department of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Division of Congenital Heart Surgery
Texas Children's Hospital
Houston, Texas

Christopher A. Caldarone, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery,
Hospital for Sick Children,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- identify that aortic root replacement in neonates in this series has about a 50% mortality.
- recognize that patients who required ECMO in the first postoperative week died.
- recognize that patients who had a homograft aortic root replacement will require reoperation on the aortic root more often and much sooner than patients in any of the other categories.
- recognize that patients with an aortic annulus diameter less than 19 mm had a far better re-intervention free survival with an autograft (Ross procedure) than with a homograft.
- recognize that no patient in this series with a primary Bentall mechanical aortic root replacement required reoperation during the period of follow-up.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2020-Jul-01
Expiration Date:2022-Jul-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$0.00-$572.00
System Requirements:
CMEs are free for The Annals subscribers.
Subscribe to the journal for $572.00 USD/yr.

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