Cirurgia de bentall. Experiência e resultados do serviço.

Translated title of the contribution: [Results of an experience with the Bentall procedure].

Javier Gallego, R. Ferreira, J. Roque, N. Guerra, M. Gennari, C. Serpa, S. Mendes, M. Mendes, R. Lucero, A. Lemos, R. Pereira, A. Nobre, J. Cravino

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The authors report a retrospective study of patients who underwent a Bentall procedure in the Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Department of Hospital Santa Maria, Lisbon. Data were obtained from 42 patients who underwent the Bentall procedure between 1991 and 2008. Different parameters were compared as well as the short and long term results. The median age was 58,5 years being 88% of patients of male gender. 32 (76,27%) presented with ascending aorta degenerative aneurism, 6 p (14,3%) with type A aortic dissection and 4p (9,5%) with Marfan syndrome. 10p(23.8%) had associated coronary artery disease and there were 6p (14.3%) who underwent emergency surgery. Among the risk factors associated, 24 p (57,1%) had hypertension, 12 p (28,6%) dyslipidemia, 4p (9,5%) had history of smoking, 7 p (16,7%) diabetes, 6 p (14,3%) CPOD, 2 p (4,8%) renal dysfunction and 2 had a recent myocardial infarction. There were 7p (16,7%) with left ventricular dysfunction (EF

Translated title of the contribution[Results of an experience with the Bentall procedure].
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)195-199
Number of pages5
JournalRevista portuguesa de cirurgia cardio-torácica e vascular : órgão oficial da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cirurgia Cardio-Torácica e Vascular
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2008

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