The case was complicated by the fact that the child had suffered a heart attack which lasted 40 minutes, however the child did not suffer from any perceptible brain damage.
TAVR or TAVI is a game changer in cardiac science; prior to TAVI, most patients needing valve replacement, regardless of their age and health conditions, had to undergo an open heart surgery.
Bentall surgery involved replacement of ascending aorta, aortic root and aortic valve with imported SJM composite prosthetic graft. The coronary arteries were detached and delicately re-implanted on prosthetic neo-aorta.
Critical cases of trauma and severe injuries require timely and prudent management in the emergency department. Trauma, accidents and injury management places the highest burden on the emergency department.
Revascularization procedures include coronary artery bypass grafting and percutaneous coronary intervention.
The patient had a severe form of aortic valve disease along with coronary artery stenosis. Surgical management was an ideal option due to the young age of the patient.
UPDATED ON 19/08/2021