Aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis represents a tremendous achievement in the management of cardiac disease. However, despite 4 decades of use, the ideal substitute for the diseased aortic valve is still not agreed upon. Stentless aortic valves represent the optimum in hemodynamic performance. This article reviews the current thinking in stentless aortic valve surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)117-123
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Opinion in Cardiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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