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Discussion: The "Hemi-Commando" Procedure for Double-Valve Endocarditis
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Juan P. Umana of the Fundacion Cardioinfantil in Bogota, Colombia, interviews Jose Navia of the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA, about the "hemi-commando" procedure for double-valve endocarditis. They discuss the history of the commando operation, the development of this complex variation, and Dr Navia's tips for successful application of the procedure.
View Dr Navia's video of the operation here: Incorporated Aortomitral Homograft for Double-Valve Endocarditis: The "Hemi-Commando" Procedure.