Featuring: S. Christopher Malaisrie, MD
In this episode of the Better Edge podcast, S. Christopher Malaisrie, MD, surgical director, Center for Heart Valve Disease and professor of Cardiac Surgery at Northwestern Medicine, talks about the complexities, technical expertise needed and evolution of performing the Ross procedure. He also discusses the advantages of the procedure, patient selection, homograft and autograft failure and advancements on the horizon for the Ross procedure.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital has achieved the highest volume of Ross Procedures in Illinois with 100% in-hospital survival rate.*
*COMPdata, Illinois Health and Hospital Association, Jan 2021-Mar 2023 and Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) National Adult Cardiac Surgery Database, Jan 2021-Mar 2023
S. Christopher Malaisrie, MD, surgical director, Center for Heart Valve Disease and professor of Cardiac Surgery at Northwestern Medicine
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