This site is not optimized for Internet Explorer 8 (or older).

Please upgrade to a newer version of Internet Explorer or use an alternate browser such as Chrome or Firefox.

Complex Reoperative Mitral Valve Replacement

Monday, September 29, 2014

This video contains a brief presentation on a patient with a previous failed mitral repair, and then a narrated operative video demonstrating the steps of the mitral valve replacement. The challenges of this case included: a much thickened subvalvar apparatus, a dehiscing annuloplasty band, and severe mitral annular calcification (MAC) posteriorly. The mitral valve replacement was performed with a partial retention of the subvalvar apparatus and a partially infra-annular placement of the posterior suture line, so as to avoid the MAC.


Add comment

Log in or register to post comments