Cardiovascular Surgery and Interventions 2014, Vol 1, Num 1 Page(s): 009-011
Ross procedure after aortic balloon valvuloplasty: the youngest case in Turkey

Tayyar Sarıoğlu,1 Ahmet Arnaz,2 Ersin Erek,3 Yusuf Yalçınbaş2

1Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Medical Faculty of Acıbadem University, İstanbul, Turkey
2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Acıbadem Bakırköy Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
3Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Acıbadem Atakent Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Keywords: Balloon valvuloplasty; congenital heart disease; left ventricular outflow tract obstruction; Ross procedure
In this study, we report a Ross procedure which was performed on an emergent basis for severe aortic regurgitation following balloon aortic valvuloplasty in an infant with congenital critical aortic stenosis. To the best of our knowledge, this is the youngest case who was applied the Ross procedure in Turkey.

DOI : 10.5606/e-cvsi.2014.84