Bentall procedure


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Bentall procedure

(ben′tal″)
[Hugh Bentall, Brit. cardiac surgeon]
The replacement of the aortic valve, root of the aorta, and the ascending aorta in patients with diseases of both the valve and the proximal aorta. The procedure involves the use of a graft to replace the diseased vessel, and reimplantation of the coronary arteries arising from the proximal aorta into the graft.
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The patient's aortic root was replaced with a prosthetic graft in what's called a Bentall procedure.
Last year he did the Bentall procedure on an Indian expat but, in addition to that, the patient had to go through a coronary bypass surgery.
Initial 28 patients underwent the Classical Bentall Procedure and in the last 31 patients Copeland's modification of Bentall procedure was employed.
Statistically significant difference was observed between Classical and modified Bentall procedure in Cross Clamp Time (p=0.
Once the patient was stabilized, on the fourth postoperative day, the patient was taken for Bentall procedure.
Background and Objectives: Modified Bentall procedure has become a gold standard in the treatment of combined aortic root and aortic valve diseases.
Since the original description of Bentall procedure in 1968 by Bentall and De Bono1 and Modified Button Technique in 1981,2 aortic root replacement technique with a composite valve Dacron graft has become a gold standard in the treatment of combined aortic root and aortic valve diseases.
He subsequently underwent a CT coronary angiogram which was normal followed by Bentall procedure using 25 mm Medtronic Hall valved conduit prosthesis.
The three-in-one procedure required doctors to perform a unique Bentall procedure and a coronary artery bypass graft .
Besides, any operation involving aortic rootsuch as Bentall procedure needs preoperative knowledge about the course of coronary arteries as well as the presence of an accessory coronary orifice or vessel, if present.