Management of aortic valve disease in children and young adults is challenging. For many, the Ross procedure is the procedure of choice. In this video, Elizabeth H. Stephens, MD, PhD., a congenital surgeon on the multi-disciplinary team at Mayo led by Joseph A. Dearani, MD, covers the rationale for the Ross procedure, details specifics regarding the technique, and shares operative video illustrating the steps of the procedure. For more information or to schedule an appointment: https://www.mayoclinic.org/departments-centers/pediatric-cardiac-surgery/sections/overview/ovc-20485994
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Please be advised that this video contains graphic footage of surgery.