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Medical Term:

Ross procedure

Pronunciation: ros

Definition

procedure for aortic valve stenosis or regurgitation in which the aortic valve is replaced with the patient's own pulmonic valve (autograft) and the pulmonic valve is in turn replaced with a homograft valve.

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