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Revista Medica Herediana

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MONTESINOS MOSQUEIRA, Efraín; VASQUEZ KOBASHIGAWA, Julio C; ROJAS PENA, Luis  and  PERALTA RODRIGUEZ, Julio. Surgical treatment of dissection of the ascending aorta in Marfan syndrome. Rev Med Hered [online]. 2007, vol.18, n.2, pp.110-114. ISSN 1018-130X.

We present 5 consecutive patients with Marfan Syndrome and dissection of the ascending aorta that were surgically treated with aortic root replacement (modified Bentall operation). All patients had full recovery and returned to normal activities upon follow up. (Rev Med Hered 2007;18:110-115).

Keywords : Marfan syndrome; aortic dissection; Bentall operation; ascending aorta.

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