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Outcomes of mitral valve repair using artificial chordae

Thursday, March 27, 2014

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Source Name: European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery


Michael Ibrahim, Christopher Rao, Maria Savvopoulou, Roberto Casula, and Thanos Athanasiou

The authors review 17 publications on the use of artificial chordae in mitral valve repair. Rates of mortality, morbidity, complications and reoperation are low. Correct determination of the length of the chordae presents still one of the most important problems.

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