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Minimally Invasive Mitral Challenges: Tips and Tricks
Torsten Doenst of Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany, discusses surgical strategies for challenges faced during minimally invasive mitral valve surgery. Dr. Doenst describes a variety of techniques for dealing with cases of mitral annular calcification, significant peripheral artery disease, and severe aortic regurgitation/stenosis.
This presentation was originally given during the SCTS Ionescu University program at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland. This content is published with the permission of SCTS. Please click here for more information on SCTS educational programs.