Pediatric Grand Rounds Archived Webcasts

Surgical Options for the Young Child and Adolescent with Aortic Valve Disease

Recorded October 23, 2009 at 12:30 PM

Presented by:
Constantine Mavroudis, MD
Ross Professor of Surgery; Chairman, Department of
Pediatric and Adult Congenital Heart Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH

CME credit is no longer available for this program

This program is presented for educational purposes only and is no longer available for CME credit.

Clinical Content Reviewer: Juan Dumois, MD

Learning Objectives: As a result of attending this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the options for and the advantages of aortic valve repair.
  • Identify various valve leaflet extension techniques and those of the Ross procedure, Konno procedure, Ross-Konno procedure and modified Ross-Konno procedure.
  • Compare valve repair to the Ross procedure.

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