Key Factor to Prevent Aortic Root and Descending Thoracic Aorta Enlargement after Aortic Valve and Ascending Aorta Combined Surgery

Figure 6

Schematic representation of AV+AAR in the L5 group (A) and M5 group (B). Red arrows indicate blood flow direction. Green indicates less shear stress and turbulence. Red highlights greater shear stress and turbulence in the region where a jump of caliber is present.