Ongoing Research Projects

Latest Update: January 29, 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