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Ross procedure

(ros),
procedure for aortic valve stenosis or regurgitation in which the aortic valve is replaced with the patient's own pulmonic valve (autograft) and the pulmonic valve is in turn replaced with a homograft valve.

Ross procedure

Pulmonary autograft, total aortic root replacement Heart surgery A procedure used for aortic regurgitation, which preserves the entire–pulmonary autograft annulus, the leaflets, and the surrounding pulmonary artery wall as a single unit; the Pts' main coronary arteries are reimplanted into the side of the autograft and encompassing pulmonary artery wall as a single unit. See Aortic regurgitation.

Ross pro·ce·dure

(raws prŏ-sē'jŭr)
Therapeutic technique for aortic valve stenosis or regurgitation in which the aortic valve is replaced with the patient's own pulmonic valve (autograft) and the pulmonic valve is in turn replaced with a homograft valve.

Ross,

Donald N., U.S. cardiac surgeon, 1922–.
Ross procedure - aortic valve replacement using a pulmonic valve autograft.
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Contegra bovine jugular vein right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit in Ross procedure. Ann Thorac Surg 2004; 77: 1707-10.
a heart surgeon at the IU Medical Center and one of only a few surgeons in the world who perform the Ross Procedure, demonstrated three procedures during the symposium.
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Although Ross procedure, a method for pulmonary autograft replacement of the aortic valve, had been first described in 1967, it had not been frequently applied till 1997 when long-term success reports were published (1).
Reoperations for aortic aneurysm after the Ross procedure. J Heart Valve Dis 2005; 14:766-72.
Such surgical procedures as, classical and modified Bentall applications, separated surgical treatment, David and Ross procedures can be applied in cases of ascending aortic aneurysm and root replacement could be applied.