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Mitral Clefts, Calcium, and More
Francis Wells of Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom, gives an in-depth talk on the anatomy of the mitral valve and the importance of mitral clefts. Mr. Wells reviews the development of the mitral valve and its saddle shape. He also discusses the treatment of SAM and calcium, and the use of annuloplasty rings.
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.