World Journal for Pediatric &Congenital Heart Surgery

3(2) 264-266

© The Author(s) 2012

DOI: 10.1177/2150135111433471

Submitted August 29, 2011; Accepted October 10, 2011


Successful Immediate Newborn Ross-Konno and Mitral Valve Repair Following Fetal Aortic Valvuloplasty



Michael L Ciccolo, MD, Abraham Rothman, MD, Alvaro Galindo, MD, Ruben J Acherman, MD, William N Evans, MD



ChildrenŐs Heart Center Nevada, 3006 S Maryland Pkwy, Ste 690, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA.




Perinatal management of severe mitral regurgitation (MR) and aortic stenosis (AS) is difficult; mortality is high, and there are few reports of successful postnatal biventricular repairs. We report a patient with severe MR and AS, diagnosed prenatally, that under went a fetal aortic valvuloplasty and a successful modified Ross-Konno procedure with concomitant mitral valve repair shortly after birth.


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