With this video, the authors share the approach they adopted for a redo Bentall intervention in a 66-year-old patient presenting with a chronically dissected aneurysmal root and severe aortic regurgitation.
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July 25, 2018
This video, filmed by the BBC, shows one of the first totally endoscopic mitral valve repairs using the lateral endoscopic approach with robotics technique performed in the UK, and it follows a patient's remarkable recovery from this procedure.
July 16, 2018
This mitral repair, performed through a minimally invasive approach, demonstrates a triangular resection and the placement of a neochord.
Transcatheter Versus Conventional Mitral Valve Surgery: Which Questions Should Future Clinical Trials Seek to Answer?
July 12, 2018
Francis Charles Wells of the Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, UK, compares transcatheter and conventional surgical mitral valve interventions.
Highlighting Recent Research: Preoperative Renal Functional Reserve Predicts Risk of Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Surgery
June 29, 2018
Research published recently in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery suggests a new approach for evaluating a patient’s risk for acute kidney injury before they undergo cardiac surgery.
June 12, 2018
The author demonstrates how to repair a mitral valve with Barlow's disease without resecting the tissue of the prolapsing leaflet.
May 22, 2018
A 77-year-old woman underwent triple valve repair using three remodeling annuloplasty rings for moderate-to-severe insufficiency of her aortic, mitral, and tricuspid valves.
May 17, 2018
Roberto Lorusso of the Maastricht University Medical Center in the Netherlands discusses the Perceval valve and the ongoing PERSIST-AVR trial.
May 16, 2018
These videos review basic echocardiography and transesophageal echocardiography for surgeons.
Highlighting Recent Research: Effect of Prosthesis Patient Mismatch in Mitral Position on Pulmonary Hypertension
April 27, 2018
In a recent issue of the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Ammannaya and colleagues studied the relationship between prosthesis patient mismatch (PPM), pulmonary hypertension, and outcomes following mitral valve replacement to better understand the importance of avoiding PPM during this procedure.