Park's Stitch for a Bicuspid Aortic Valve in a Patient on LVAD Support

Daniel Maoz-Metzl, Mohamed Morsy, Wissam I. Khalife, Scott D. Lick

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A central coaptation stitch (Park's stitch) is a simple surgical option in the management of aortic insufficiency in patients with left ventricular assist devices. We describe a 66-year-old male with aortic insufficiency and a bicuspid aortic valve undergoing left ventricular assist device implantation. His aortic insufficiency was successfully addressed with a Park's stitch. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12443 (J Card Surg 2014;29:846-847)

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)843-845
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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