Dor procedure


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Ja·tene pro·ce·dure

(jā-tēn'),
a method of repairing congenital tunnel-type subaortic stenosis and narrowing of the left ventricular-aortic junction by aortoventriculoplasty and prosthetic valve replacement.
Synonym(s): Dor procedure

Dor procedure

Endoventricular patch plasty Heart surgery A procedure in which the dilated and ischemic left ventricule is ↓ in size and reconstructed Operative mortality 1.5–3%; 23–38% ↑ in ejection fraction. Cf Acorn prosthesis, Batista operation, Dynamic cardiomyoplasty.
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UNMC has pioneered such progressive projects as developing revolutionary surgical tools such as the Intuitool for laparoscopic surgery, airing live surgical web casts, and performing innovative new heart procedures such as the Dor procedure, which targets patients with advanced heart failure.