Personalised external aortic root support (PEARS)

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 as a conservative approach in 2004.

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rID: 68758
System: Vascular, Cardiac
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • PEARS procedure
  • Personalised external aortic root support

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