Press Release

Friday, 28 January 2022

Long decellularized valved aortic homografts restore normal hemodynamics

A 4D-Flow CMR study on decellularized allografts for extended aortic valve replacement was recently published within the European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Cvitkovic et al. demonstrate within this publication near normal blood flow parameters within the ascending aorta 2.5 years after surgery. Results were compared with valve sparing aortic root surgery and healthy controls.   The Open Access publication can be downloaded here: