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“Wings of a Butterfly” Technique in Modified Bentall’s Procedure
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  • Seok In Lee,
  • Chang Hyu Choi,
  • Kook-Yang Park,
  • Chul Hyun Park
Seok In Lee
Gachon University Gil Medical Center

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Chang Hyu Choi
Gachon University Gil Medical Center
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Kook-Yang Park
Gil Heart Center
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Chul Hyun Park
Gachon University, Gil Hispital
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Many surgeons have modified the technique to reduce bleeding from anastomosis line since Bentall and De Bono introduced aortic root replacement using a composite graft. We present a new composite, butterfly wing shaped, valve graft fixated using hand-made double sewing cuff. The “Wings of a butterfly” technique is a method of reinforcement suturing between an added sewing cuff and residual aortic wall at the proximal stump, and helps to reduce bleeding after the modified Bentall’s procedure.