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Options for Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair
Hugo Vanermen of the University of Leuven takes an in-depth look at the different options for mitral valve repair, including: quadrangular resection, triangular resection, and the "respect approach." Dr. Vanermen evaluates the strengths and limitations of each method, and shares his own philosophy regarding minimally invasive mitral valve repair.
This presentation was originally given during the SCTS Ionescu University program at the 80th 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 information on the 2015 ACTA/SCTS Annual Meeting & Forum in Manchester, United Kingdom.