Ongoing Research Projects

Latest Update: September 14, 2021

Aortic valve repair using external aortic ring annuloplasty: a multicentricanalysis of outcomes
Coordinating investigator: Pouya Youssefi
Principal Investigator: Emmanuel Lansac

Approved by Scientific Committee: March 2017
Data provided: November 2018, update in October 2019

The role of aortic root remodeling with Annuloplasty for the management of patients with connective tissue disease
Coordinating investigator: Vincent Chauvette
Principal Investigator: Ismail El-Hamamsy

Approved by Scientific Committee: October 2017
Data provided: December 2017

Determinants of conversion to aortic valve replacement in patients selected for valve repair
Coordinating investigator: Frederiek de Heer
Principal investigator: Jolanda Kluin

Approved by Scientific Committee: October 2017
Data provided: January 2020

Early and mid-term clinical and echocardiography outcomes in patients undergoing aortic valve repair / replacement for isolated aortic regurgitation from AVIATOR database
Coordinating investigator: Maciej Matuszewski
Principal investigator: Maciej Matuszewski

Approved by Scientific Committee: October 2017
Data not yet provided

Valve related outcome after aortic valve and/or root repair and valve replacement: short term follow-up on the AVIATOR registry.
Coordinating investigator: Bardia Arabkhani
Principal investigator: Robert Klautz

Approved by Scientific Committee: October 2018
Data provided: October 2019

Impact of preoperative aortic regurgitation and leaflet repair on immediate and long term outcomes of valve sparing root replacement in patient with TAV
Coordinating investigators: Matteo Pettinari & Peter Verbrugghe
Principal investigator: Laurent de Kerchove

Approved by Scientific Committee: February 2020
Data provided: April 2020

One-year clinical and hemodynamic outcomes in patients treated for aortic insufficiency and ascending aorta aneurysm. The one-year flight of AVIATOR.
Coordinating investigator: Erwan Salaun
Principal investigator: Ismail El-Hamamsy

Approved by Scientific Committee: March 2020
Data provided: April 2020

Aortic valve reparability in aorta dissection patients: insight from the AVIATOR registry
Coordinating & Principal investigator: Matteo Pettinari

Approved by Scientific Committee: March 2020
Data not yet provided

Type of cusp fusion and commissural orientation as a predicting factor of aortic valve repair failure in patients with bicuspid aortic valves
Coordinating investigator: Shanti Khargi
Principal investigators: Pepijn Grashuis, Jerry Braun, Hanneke Takkenberg

Approved by Scientific Committee: December 2020
Data provided: December 2020

Aortic Valve repair in adults: determinants of surgical techniques and clinical outcome from the AVIATOR registry
Coordinating investigator: Anahita Noruzi
Principal investigator: Hanneke Takkenberg

Approved by Scientific Committee: January 2021
Data provided: March 2021

Evaluation of gender influence on left ventricular dimensions and outcome in aortic regurgitation
Coordinating investigator: Vincent Hanet
Principal investigator: Bernhard Gerber

Approved by Scientific Committee: February 2021
Data provided: March 2021

Comparison of bicuspidization and the Ross procedure in adults with unicuspid aortic valve – Insight from AVIATOR registry
Coordinating investigators: Mikita Karalko & Ján Gofus
Principal investigators: Jan Vojáċek & Petr Fila

Approved by Scientific Committee: March 2021
‘Data provided: May 2021

Comparison of valve sparing root replacement (VSRR) and personalised external aortic root support (PEARS) in patients with a syndromic aortic root aneurysm
Coordinating investigator: Lucas van Hoof
Principal investigator: Peter Verbrugghe & Filip Rega

Approved by Scientific Committee: June 2021
Data provided: July 2021

Aortic valve repair and replacement in patients affected by infective endocarditis: short and mid-term results from the AVIATOR Registry
Coordinating investigator: Mariya Saddiqa & Marianna Buonocore
Principal investigator: Peter Verbrugghe

Approved by Scientific Committee: June 2021
Data provided: July 2021

Clinical outcomes of Aortic Valvuloplasty in patients with aortic cusp fenestration, retraction or calcification: Do specific cusp characteristics affect surgical outcomes?
Coordinating investigators: Sulayman el Mathari & Noor Boulidam
Principal investigators: Jolanda Kluin

Approved by Scientific Committee: August 2021
Data provided: September 2021