Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2011 • VOLUME 17 • №1

EXPERIENCE WITH A FRESH AORTIC HOMOGRAFT EMPLOYED IN A PATIENT WITH ACUTE DISSECTION OF THE ASCENDING PORTION OF THE AORTA AND MARFAN SYNDROME

Chernyavskii A.M., Bondar V.Yu., Alsov S.A., Netbai R.V., Starukhin P.N., Glazun L.O., Syrnev Yu.A., Kaganskaya N.A.
Federal State Facility «Novosibirsk Scientific Research Institute for Circulatory Pathology named after Academician E. N. Meshalkin under the Ministry of Health Care and Social Development of the Russian Federation»,
Novosibirsk, Russia
State public health Facility «Territorial Clinical Hospital N2 1 named after Professor Sergeev S.I.»,
Khabarovsk, Russia

The article deals with a case report concerning successful implantation of a fresh aortic homograft for correction of a life-threatening complication of Marfan syndrome, i.e., acute dissection of the ascending portion of the aorta, accompanied and followed by discussing possibilities and prospects of using homografts in cardiosurgical practice and the problems encountered by multimodality-hospital services in the settings of yet increasing widening expanding use of donor organs and tissues.

KEY WORDS: implantation, aortic homograft, acute dissection of the ascending portion of the aorta, Marfan syndrome.

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