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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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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.
He revealed that children with Craig's condition are more prone to sudden death, and warned Craig should have the Ross Procedure carried out without delay.
Hence, using the benefit of hindsight, the authors can conclude beyond doubt that the autograft valve in the rheumatic fever population after the Ross procedure demonstrates a poor long-term outcome and therefore use of the autograft is contraindicated in patients with active, recurrent, or aggressive rheumatic fever.
Here, we report a case in which both of these complications occurred in a short time of 5 years after the application of Ross procedure.
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.