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Leading Cardiovascular Surgeons Gather from Around the World to Share Ross Procedure Survival Data, Techniques at 2nd Annual Summit
Date:9/21/2009

n relations and education at CryoLife, the Ross Summit will have a faculty of more than 30 world-renowned cardiovascular surgeons and cardiologists, who will present clinical data on heart reconstruction surgery at their respective clinics. The summit includes two sessions of hands-on instruction in the various techniques of cardiac reconstruction.

The Ross Procedure is performed on up to 1,500 individuals globally each year -- a number that is expected to increase as survival data become more widely known.

"In children, young adults and in active older adults, the Ross Procedure offers several advantages over other traditional aortic valve replacement options," said Dr. Northrup. "The most important advantage is growing evidence of improved long-term survival over other valve replacement options. The procedure is also attractive because patients do not have to take long-term, blood-thinning medications after surgery as they would with mechanical valves. This is particularly appealing to women of child-bearing age, athletes and active adults."

These clear advantages along with the growing catalog of survivability data spotlighted at the summit are bringing new attention to the procedure from surgeons and potential patients.

"The Ross Procedure requires very specific surgical expertise to achieve predictable, long-lasting results, and The Ross Summit was created to foster data exchange to provide a well-rounded point of view in addition to offering critical procedural training," noted Steven G. Anderson, chairman, president and CEO of CryoLife.

A full faculty list and summit agenda can be found at www.TheRossSummit.org. A live webcast of the Ross Summit can be viewed at '/>"/>

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