Impact of complex pathology on clinical results of aortic root replacement

Sems Tugtekin, Manuel Wilbring, Utz Kappert, Kostas Alexiou & Klaus Matschke
Introduction: Little information exists regarding the clinical and long-term results of patients suffering from complex prosthetic valve endocarditis (PVE) involving the aortic root, undergoing Cabrol- or Bentall root replacement. Material and methods: Between January 2007 and December 2011 148 patients[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]