Volume 10, Issue 3, July 20 2022, Pages 92-99
Abdullaiev WM 1, Romanenko GH 1, Zhaloba SF 2*
Restenosis after aortic arch repair is well known complication in infants. The purpose of this study is to identify the reintervention rate in infants with aortic arch repair. Cohort retrospective study of 200 infants with aortic arch hypoplasia who did aortic arch reconstruction between 2010 and 2021. The procedures for primary repair included extended end-to-end anastomosis (n = 175) and autologous pericardial patch repair (n = 25). The overall mortality in the entire study group was 4.7 %. Follow-up period ranged from 5 month to 10 years (mean 2.2 ± 2.3 years). Restenosis at the site of aortic arch repair was identified in 60 (14.3 %) patients. Furthermore 15 patients underwent surgical reconstruction of the aortic arch, 30 patients underwent balloon angioplasty, and in 4 patients both methods were used. In conclusions surgical treatment of aortic arch hypoplasia in infants is effective and shows good immediate and long-term results.
Keywords: Restenosis; Aortic arch; Infants; Reintervention rate
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American Journal of BioMedicine Volume 10, Issue 3, pages 92-99
Received February 22, 2022; revised April 14, 2022; accepted June 11, 2022; published July 20, 2022.
How to cite this article
Abdullaiev WM, Romanenko GH, Zhaloba SF. Rate of reinterventions and restenosis after aortic arch repair in Infants. American Journal of BioMedicine. 2022; 10(2): 92-99