Gilles Dreyfus and colleagues share a decade of mitral reconstruction for degenerative posterior leaflet pathology in Harefield and Monaco (38 per year was the formidable average). The supplementary video is of particular educational value for the mitral surgeon and the cardiologist/TOE (TEE) specialist.
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Cardiac - Physiology
“Respect When You Can, Resect When You Should”: A Realistic Approach to Posterior Leaflet Mitral Valve Repair
December 6, 2018
β-Adrenergic Agonist Albuterol Improves Pulmonary Vascular Reserve in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: A Randomized Controlled Trial
November 9, 2018
Interesting small randomized controlled trial that will definitely be widely discussed.
October 9, 2018
The authors demonstrate a successful pulmonary thromboendarterectomy, performed for a 37-year-old woman with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
Heart Transplant Recipients on Left-Ventricular Assist Device Support at Higher Risk of Primary Graft Dysfunction and Death
October 2, 2018
Will await the full paper to test the titular preliminary assertion.
Combined Transaortic and Transapical Approach to Septal Myectomy for Complex Long-Segment Hypertrophy
September 24, 2018
The authors demonstrate a combined transaortic and transapical approach to septal myectomy for complex long-segment hypertrophy.
August 17, 2018
A well-referenced, exhaustive review.
Female Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients Experience Worse Outcomes When Treated by Male Physicians
August 10, 2018
The latest instalment in the gender discordance saga, this one proferred by business/management school academics. I am not convinced that the coarse gender comparison takes into account the size discrepancy in coronary arteries and other, well-known to medical practitioners, anatomico-physiological differences of human genders.
July 6, 2018
A detailed and somewhat disheartening analysis of stem cell therapy for cardiac failure.
May 15, 2018
A sober editorial on a murine model of induced cardiac failure, which highlights the challenges of translating animal omics to humans
May 4, 2018
A detailed well-referenced update on cardiovascular biomarkers, included in a compendium issue of the periodical.