Ozaki Procedure: What Should Patients Know?

There are many different options for aortic valve surgery. Many patients are familiar with aortic valve repair, aortic valve replacement, and the Ross Procedure. However, a lesser-known operation called the Ozaki Procedure (or AVNeo Operation) is getting more attention from patients in our community. In this video, Dr. Doug Johnston, Chief of Cardiac Surgery at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, answers patient questions about Ozaki Procedure outcomes, use for aortic aneurysm patients, and its potential for patients who may want to get pregnant in the future. (Video posted on June 5, 2023)

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Dr. Doug Johnston

Chief, Cardiac Surgery
Northwestern Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

(312) 757-8837

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