The Ozaki procedure is an innovative surgical technique aiming at the reconstruction of the aortic valve with autologous pericardium to overcome the limitations of commercially available prostheses. We retrospectively analysed 71 patients who underwent Ozaki operation at our centre between October 2014 and February 2020.
Single center 5-years' experience of Ozaki procedure: mid-term follow-up. Pirola S, Mastroiacovo G, Arlati F, Mostardini G, Bonomi A, Penza E, Polvani G. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Oct 22:S0003-4975(20)31730-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.08.039