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Case Reports
. 2017 Oct 1;90(4):626-630.
doi: 10.1002/ccd.27115. Epub 2017 May 4.

Stenting of the Ascending Aorta Revisited

Case Reports

Stenting of the Ascending Aorta Revisited

Nasser J Moiduddin et al. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. .


Despite few institutions stenting the ascending aorta, it has been discouraged because of the proximity of the aortic valve, the coronary artery orifices, and the aortic arch branches. We describe a small case series of patients having acquired stenosis of the ascending that was relieved successfully by stenting. © 2017 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

Keywords: aortic disease; bare metal stents; congenital heart disease.

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