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Konno procedure for infective endocarditis involving aortic valve in a small child

Konno procedure for infective endocarditis involving aortic valve in a small child

Annals of Thoracic Surgery 69(4): 1264-1266

The Konno procedure was performed to replace the aortic valve and the sinus of Valsalva in a 1-year-old child with pneumococcal infective endocarditis. A Dacron (C.R. Bard, Haverhill, PA) graft and a 16 AP ATS Medical valve (ATS Medical Inc, Minneapolis, MN) were used. Adequate debridement could be easily performed. Postoperative recovery was uneventful. The procedure, originally developed for a narrow aortic annulus, could be a good option for the treatment of a small child with aortic valve endocarditis.

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PMID: 10800838

DOI: 10.1016/s0003-4975(99)01453-8

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