Affiliation: The Heart Institute for Children
- Proximal sano anastomosis aneurysm due to degeneration of bovine pericardial patchChawki Elzein
Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, The Heart Institute for Children, Advocate Hope Children s Hospital, Oak Lawn, Illinois 60453, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 94:993-6. 2012..The patient was found to have a heart murmur on a follow-up visit 3 years later. Echocardiography and computed tomography imaging showed an aneurysm of the proximal Sano anastomosis. The patient underwent successful surgical repair...
- Surgical repair of anomalous coronary arteries arising from the opposite sinus of Valsalva in infants and childrenChawki Elzein
Hope Children Hospital, The Heart Institute for Children, 4440 West 95th Street, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA
J Card Surg 24:466-9. 2009..This paper reviews our experience with this anomaly, and focuses on its surgical management in infants...
- Systematic approach to aortic valvuloplasty in children and young adultsChawki Elzein
Division of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Hope Children s Hospital, Oak Lawn, IL, USA
World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 4:412-7. 2013..Development of ideal patch material needed for valve repair and better understanding of the anatomy and function of the aortic root may further improve the short- and long-term outcomes of aortic valvuloplasty. ..