Laurent de Kerchove

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Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The role of annular dimension and annuloplasty in tricuspid aortic valve repair
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Pôle de Recherche Cardiovasculaire, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université Catholique de Louvain and Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 49:428-37; discussion 437-8. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Surgical anatomy of the aortic root: implication for valve-sparing reimplantation and aortic valve annuloplasty
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Pôle de Recherche Cardiovasculaire, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 149:425-33. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Valve sparing-root replacement with the reimplantation technique to increase the durability of bicuspid aortic valve repair
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:1430-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint In vitro comparison of three techniques for ventriculo-aortic junction annuloplasty
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Saint Luc University Hospital, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:1117-23; discussion 1123-4. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Extending the scope of mitral valve repair in active endocarditis
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:S91-5. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Cusp prolapse repair in trileaflet aortic valves: free margin plication and free margin resuspension techniques
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:455-61; discussion 461. 2009
  7. doi request reprint A new simple and objective method for graft sizing in valve-sparing root replacement using the reimplantation technique
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:749-51. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Preservation of the pulmonary autograft after failure of the Ross procedure
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Divisions of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 38:326-32. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Effects of preoperative aortic insufficiency on outcome after aortic valve-sparing surgery
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Circulation 120:S120-6. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Ross operation in the adult: long-term outcomes after root replacement and inclusion techniques
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:95-102. 2009

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Publications45

  1. doi request reprint The role of annular dimension and annuloplasty in tricuspid aortic valve repair
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Pôle de Recherche Cardiovasculaire, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université Catholique de Louvain and Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 49:428-37; discussion 437-8. 2016
    ..This study analyses the effect of basal ring size and annuloplasty on valve repair in the setting of a tricuspid aortic valve...
  2. doi request reprint Surgical anatomy of the aortic root: implication for valve-sparing reimplantation and aortic valve annuloplasty
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Pôle de Recherche Cardiovasculaire, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 149:425-33. 2015
    ..The root base thickness is also quantified...
  3. doi request reprint Valve sparing-root replacement with the reimplantation technique to increase the durability of bicuspid aortic valve repair
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:1430-8. 2011
    ..To assess root replacement and annular stabilization in bicuspid aortic valve repair, we compared results of reimplantation technique versus subcommissural annuloplasty or no annuloplasty...
  4. doi request reprint In vitro comparison of three techniques for ventriculo-aortic junction annuloplasty
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Saint Luc University Hospital, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:1117-23; discussion 1123-4. 2012
    ..In this in vitro study, we compare three techniques of annuloplasty: the subcommissural annuloplasty (SCA), the internal ring (IR) and the external ring (ER) annuloplasty...
  5. doi request reprint Extending the scope of mitral valve repair in active endocarditis
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:S91-5. 2012
    ..During the last 2 decades, we have applied a repair-oriented surgical approach to patients with active mitral valve endocarditis. We retrospectively analyzed the long-term outcomes with this repair-oriented approach...
  6. doi request reprint Cusp prolapse repair in trileaflet aortic valves: free margin plication and free margin resuspension techniques
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:455-61; discussion 461. 2009
    ..Cusp prolapse management is important in aortic valve (AV) sparing and repair to achieve durable results. We analyzed the midterm outcomes of two different techniques for trileaflet AV prolapse repair...
  7. doi request reprint A new simple and objective method for graft sizing in valve-sparing root replacement using the reimplantation technique
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:749-51. 2011
    ..Graft sizing with this objective and reproducible simple method results in restoration of normal aortic valve geometry and function...
  8. doi request reprint Preservation of the pulmonary autograft after failure of the Ross procedure
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Divisions of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 38:326-32. 2010
    ..We analysed the result of pulmonary autograft valve sparing and repair, using techniques developed for native aortic root and valve...
  9. doi request reprint Effects of preoperative aortic insufficiency on outcome after aortic valve-sparing surgery
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Circulation 120:S120-6. 2009
    ..We analyzed the influence of these factors on the mid-term outcomes of AV surgery...
  10. doi request reprint Ross operation in the adult: long-term outcomes after root replacement and inclusion techniques
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:95-102. 2009
    ..The inclusion technique would avoid this drawback, but few data are available on the long-term results of this technique. We retrospectively analyze long-term results of both techniques...
  11. doi request reprint Stentless xenografts as an alternative to pulmonary homografts in the Ross operation
    Jawad Hechadi
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 44:e32-9. 2013
    ..However, it is unknown whether they have similar good long-term durability. Therefore, we compared mid- to long-term outcomes between those two right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) substitutes...
  12. doi request reprint The Ross procedure in young adults: over 20 years of experience in our Institution
    Stefano Mastrobuoni
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, St Luc s Hospital, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 49:507-12; discussion 512-3. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcomes following the Ross procedure in young adults in our institution...
  13. doi request reprint Repair-oriented classification of aortic insufficiency: impact on surgical techniques and clinical outcomes
    Munir Boodhwani
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:286-94. 2009
    ..Over the past decade, we have developed a functional classification of AI, which guides repair strategy and can predict outcome. In this study, we analyze our experience with a systematic approach to aortic valve repair...
  14. doi request reprint Angiographic predictors of 3-year patency of bypass grafts implanted on the right coronary artery system: a prospective randomized comparison of gastroepiploic artery, saphenous vein, and right internal thoracic artery grafts
    David Glineur
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery, Cliniques Universitaire St Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:980-8. 2011
    ..Little is known about the predictive value of objective preoperative angiographic parameters on midterm graft patency...
  15. doi request reprint Repair of regurgitant bicuspid aortic valves: a systematic approach
    Munir Boodhwani
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:276-284.e1. 2010
    ..Patients with bicuspid aortic valves can present with aortic insufficiency caused by cusp disease or the aortic root pathology. We present our 13-year experience with a functional and systematic approach to bicuspid aortic valve repair...
  16. doi request reprint Repair of aortic leaflet prolapse: a ten-year experience
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:785-91. 2008
    ..In this study, we report and compare the early and mid-term results of these techniques for aortic valve repair...
  17. doi request reprint Survival benefit of multiple arterial grafting in a 25-year single-institutional experience: the importance of the third arterial graft
    David Glineur
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery, Cliniques Universitaire St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 42:284-90; discussion 290-1. 2012
    ..This study was designed to test whether multiple arterial grafts would provide better long-term outcomes when compared with approaches using fewer arterial conduits...
  18. doi request reprint Comparison of fractional flow reserve of composite Y-grafts with saphenous vein or right internal thoracic arteries
    David Glineur
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery, University of Louvain Medical School, Brussels, Belgium
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:639-45. 2010
    ..Among other conduits, the saphenous vein graft may be an alternative to the radial artery in elderly patients...
  19. doi request reprint Effect of annulus dimension and annuloplasty on bicuspid aortic valve repair
    Emiliano Navarra
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 44:316-22; discussion 322-3. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the degree of annular reduction provided by these techniques and to correlate these findings with repair durability...
  20. doi request reprint Recycling of internal thoracic arteries in reoperative coronary surgery: in-hospital and midterm results
    Bachar El Oumeiri
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery, University of Louvain Medical School, Brussels, Belgium
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1165-8. 2011
    ..We have termed this practice the recycling of ITAs. The purpose of this study is to report our short-term and midterm results using various recycling techniques...
  21. doi request reprint Assessment and repair of aortic valve cusp prolapse: implications for valve-sparing procedures
    Munir Boodhwani
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:917-25. 2011
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  22. doi request reprint Extending the scope of mitral valve repair in rheumatic disease
    Bachar El Oumeiri
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1735-40. 2009
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  23. ncbi request reprint Aortic valve repair: the functional approach to leaflet prolapse and valve-sparing surgery
    Hugues Jeanmart
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, UCL Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:S746-51; discussion S785-90. 2007
    ..Combined aortic valve repair and aortic valve-sparing surgery requires an approach determined by the leaflets and aortic root anatomy...
  24. doi request reprint Over 20 years experience with aortic homograft in aortic valve replacement during acute infective endocarditis
    Silvia Solari
    Pôle de Recherche Cardiovasculaire, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 50:1158-1164. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term results of aortic homograft for the treatment of infective endocarditis in our institution with particular attention to predictors of survival and homograft reoperation...
  25. doi request reprint Fibrinogen concentration significantly decreases after on-pump versus off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery: a systematic point-of-care ROTEM analysis
    Mona Momeni
    Department of Anesthesiology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 27:5-11. 2013
    ..The second objective was to show that ROTEM (TEM International, GmbH, Munich, Germany) rapidly detects these abnormalities compared with standard tests...
  26. ncbi request reprint Reconstructive surgery in active mitral valve endocarditis: feasibility, safety and durability
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:592-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate timing for surgery and management of complex valve lesions in patients with active mitral valve (MV) endocarditis. Results are based on 13 years of experience with MV repair in active endocarditis...
  27. ncbi request reprint Tricuspidation of quadricuspid aortic valve: case reports
    Hugues Jeanmart
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    J Heart Valve Dis 16:148-50. 2007
    ..After one year and six months' follow up, respectively, both patients presented with trivial aortic regurgitation and good mobility of the three leaflets...
  28. ncbi request reprint Reoperative reimplantation procedure after previous remodeling in a patient with Marfan syndrome
    Jawad Hechadi
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    J Heart Valve Dis 22:431-2. 2013
    ..Herein is described a reoperative valve-sparing procedure employing the reimplantation technique (David procedure) used in the treatment of this patient...
  29. doi request reprint Risk of valve-related events after aortic valve repair
    Joel Price
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:606-12; discussion 613. 2013
    ..However, relatively few data are available to confirm this hypothesis. We analyzed valve-related complications in a large series of patients undergoing AV repair...
  30. doi request reprint Aortic valve repair with patch in non-rheumatic disease: indication, techniques and durability†
    Zahra Mosala Nezhad
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 46:997-1005; discussion 1005. 2014
    ..To analyse the long-term outcomes of aortic valve (AV) repair with biological patch in patient with non-rheumatic valve disease...
  31. pmc Transcatheter valve used in a bailout technique during complicated open mitral valve surgery
    Parla Astarci
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 17:745-7. 2013
    ..The postoperative echocardiogram showed perfect anchoring of the endovalve in the mitral annulus without any paravalvular leakage. ..
  32. doi request reprint Endothelium-dependent and endothelium-independent vasodilator response of left and right internal mammary and internal thoracic arteries used as a composite Y-graft
    David Glineur
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery of the Université Catholique de Louvain Medical School, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 40:389-93. 2011
    ..Composite internal thoracic arteries (ITAs) in a Y-graft configuration are characterized by the connection of an in situ left ITA with preserved innervation and lymphatics and of a free semi-skeletonized right ITA...
  33. ncbi request reprint Stentless valves for aortic valve replacement: where do we stand?
    Laurent de Kerchove
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Curr Opin Cardiol 22:96-103. 2007
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Causes of non-functioning right internal mammary used in a Y-graft configuration: insight from a 6-month systematic angiographic trial
    David Glineur
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery, University of Louvain Medical School, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 36:129-35; discussion 135-6. 2009
    ..The present study is a secondary analysis of these populations to evaluate the angiographic parameters influencing the function of the RITA used in a Y-graft configuration...
  35. pmc Small intestinal submucosa extracellular matrix (CorMatrix®) in cardiovascular surgery: a systematic review
    Zahra Mosala Nezhad
    Institute of Experimental and Clinical Research IREC, Division of Cardiovascular Research CARD, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Saint Luc University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 22:839-50. 2016
    ..Large-scale clinical studies are needed driven by robust protocols that aim to quantify the pathological process of tissue repair. ..
  36. doi request reprint Valve-preserving surgery on the bicuspid aortic valve
    Hunaid A Vohra
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:888-98. 2013
    ..0-5.2%), excellent 5-year survival (82-100%) and 43-100% 5-year freedom from reoperation. Bicuspid aortic valve repair is safe and efficacious, but concerns regarding its durability necessitate further standardized outcome assessments...
  37. doi request reprint An increase in endogenous erythropoietin concentrations has no cardioprotective effects in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Mona Momeni
    Department of Anesthesiology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 26:251-7. 2012
    ..Numerous studies have shown the organ protective properties of EPO. The aim of this study was to investigate the cardioprotective effects of these increased EPO concentrations that resulted from ANH during cardiac surgery...
  38. doi request reprint CorMatrix valved conduit in a porcine model: long-term remodelling and biomechanical characterization
    Zahra Mosala Nezhad
    Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Department, Saint Luc University Hospital, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 24:90-98. 2017
    ..We hypothesized that CorMatrix maintains a durable architecture as a valved conduit and remodels to resemble surrounding tissues...
  39. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of concomitant aortic and mitral valve repair
    Hunaid A Vohra
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 148:454-60. 2014
    ..To evaluate the short- and long-term outcomes of concomitant aortic (AVr) and mitral (MVr) valve repair...
  40. doi request reprint Principles of aortic valve repair
    Gebrine El Khoury
    Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 145:S26-9. 2013
    ..By analogy with mitral valve repair, we include in the term aortic valve repair not only the repair of the cusp but also the valve-sparing root replacement or any kind of functional aortic annulus stabilization...
  41. ncbi request reprint Experimental Aortic Valve Cusp Extension with CorMatrix in a Porcine Model
    Zahra Mosala Nezhad
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaire Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg . 2016
    ..However, function was lost due to thickening and calcification. Conclusions Tested in high-pressure AV position in a pig model, CorMatrix degrades and remodels, but also loses function...
  42. doi request reprint Modified valve-sparing reimplantation technique for para-commissural coronary ostia
    Jawad Hechadi
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Saint Luc University Hospital, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 45:937-8. 2014
    ..This condition jeopardizes the coronary ostium patency and valve reimplantation. The authors describe a simple and safe modification of the reimplantation technique, leaving the misplaced coronary ostium attached to the commissure. ..
  43. pmc Giant venous aneurysm jeopardising internal mammary arterial graft patency
    Olivier Van Caenegem
    Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 15:540-1. 2012
    ..The authors review the incidence and complications of giant venous bypass graft aneurysms reported in the literature...
  44. doi request reprint Valve sparing: aortic root replacement with the reimplantation technique
    Stefano Mastrobuoni
    Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Department, Saint Luc s Hospital, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg 2015:. 2015
    ..We describe a systematic approach to aortic valve-sparing aortic root replacement with the reimplantation technique the way it is currently performed in our institution. ..
  45. doi request reprint Aortic valve repair in the paediatric population: insights from a 38-year single-centre experience
    Alain J Poncelet
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, UCL Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 51:43-49. 2017
    ..To analyse our institutional results in the setting of paediatric aortic valve (AV) repair. Primary end-points were overall survival, freedom from AV reoperation and freedom from AV replacement...