Aortic Valve Replacement for Acute Takayasu's Disease

Claude DuCailar, Amy Thurmond, Herbert Semler, Albert Starr

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A patient with aortic insufficiency secondary to Takayasu's disease who was treated by aortic valve replacement during active aortic inflammation is described. The patient remains well 29 months postoperatively with minor additional treatment. A review of aortic insufficiency in Takayasu's disease is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)102-104
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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