Aortic valve replacement after esophagectomy with substernal gastric tube and total laryngectomy with tracheostoma
Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 07/05/2012
Fukunaga N et al. – Thus, even in a situation in which conventional median sternotomy was difficult, a good outcome for aortic valve replacement was achieved through an alternate approach. This case highlights the need to consider patient history when selecting a surgical approach.