Redo in aortic homograft replacement: transcatheter aortic valve as a valid alternative to surgical replacement. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Milan, Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, 20138 Milan, Italy.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery (Impact Factor: 4.17). 09/2009; 139(6):1656-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2009.07.006
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    • "Nevertheless, we would like to congratulate Dr Dainese and his colleagues and we acknowledge his contribution to this new field of valve treatment. In the interests of correctness of information , we would also like to draw attention to the first published report regarding TAVI in a degenerated homograft [4] written by Schmoeckel et al. and published in October 2009 in the same journal ( JTCVS) as the paper by Dr Dainese [3]. The colleagues from Munich performed the reported procedure in 2009, as was stated in their publication [4]. "

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