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Table 2 Operative data

From: Stentless aortic valve replacement in the young patient: long-term results

Procedure Number Percent
Isolated SAVR 128 68.1%
SAVR + other 60 31.9%
 AscAo 21 11.2%
 MVR 16 8.5%
 CABG 13 6.9%
 CABG + other 5 2.6%
 Myectomie 3 1.6%
 Closure of VSD 1 0.5%
Passive Cardiomyoplasty* 1 0.5%
Surgical approach   
 Median sternotomy 182 96.8%
 Upper ministernotomy 6 3.2%
Implanted valves   
 Edwards Prima-Plus® 120 63.8%
 SJM Toronto-SPV® 50 26.6%
 Medtronik FreeStyle® 10 5.3%
 Vascutec Elan® 7 3.7%
 Shelhigh-stentless® 1 0.5%
Implanted valve sizes   
 23 mm 3 1.6%
 25 mm 35 18.6%
 27 mm 79 42.0%
 29 mm 71 37.8%
  1. AscAo = Replacement of ascending aorta; VSD = ventrical septal defect; CABG = coronary artery bypass grafting; MVR = mitral valve repair/ replacement; * = ACORN® Cardiac Support Device.