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JCDR. 2020; 11(1): 117-123


RIGHT ANTERIOR THORACOTOMY VERSUS UPPER MINISTERNOTOMY IN AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT

ALY EMADELDIN HUSSIEN SALEH, ISMAIL RAFIK BARRADA, REHAM MOHAMMED SALAH, MOHAMMED MAKRAM.


Abstract

OBJECTIVE:to provide a comparison of outcomes between right anterior
thoracotomy(RAT) and mini-sternotomy(MS) as approaches for surgical AVR.
METHODS: Thisis an observational, cohort study of data collected prospectively
from patients who undergone aortic valve replacement between January 2019 and
December 2019 At National heart Institute, Cairo, EGYPT.
RESULTS:RAT showed increase in bypass and cross clamp time while MS
showed more ventilation time.
CONCLUSION: MS should be considered the approach of choice for isolated
AVR as it is safe , easy and reproducible technique.

Key words: AVR, right thoracotomy, mini sternotomy.






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