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Right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction: what conduit to use? Homograft or Contegra?

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Published in Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2007, vol. 84, no. 2, p. 606-10;discussion610-1
Abstract Both cryopreserved homografts and glutaraldehyde fixed bovine jugular vein grafts (Contegra) are used as conduits for right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) reconstructions in children. Both types of conduits have their pros and cons vividly described in the literature, but so far only a few comparative studies have been presented.
Keywords AdolescentAnimalsCattleChildChild, PreschoolFemaleHeart Valve Diseases/epidemiologyHeart Ventricles/abnormalitiesHumansInfantJugular Veins/transplantationMalePostoperative Complications/epidemiologyPulmonary Atresia/surgeryPulmonary Valve Stenosis/etiology/surgeryTetralogy of Fallot/surgeryTransplantation, Heterologous/adverse effects/methodsTransplantation, Homologous/adverse effects/methodsTreatment OutcomeTruncus Arteriosus/surgeryVentricular Dysfunction, Right/surgery
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Research groups Chirurgie cardio-vasculaire (105)
L'hypertension pulmonaire (pédiatrie) (228)
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SIERRA HERNANDEZ, Jorge Enrique et al. Right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction: what conduit to use? Homograft or Contegra?. In: Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2007, vol. 84, n° 2, p. 606-10;discussion610-1. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:35203

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