Personalised external aortic root support (PEARS)

Last revised by Dr David Luong on 27 Jul 2021

Personalised external aortic root support (PEARS) is a procedure is where a computer designed mesh sleeve is manufactured to match the aortic root and aortic morphology of the individual patient and then placed to repair pathological aortic morphology such as those with Marfan syndrome. It was initially introduced as a conservative approach in 2004.

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