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Valve Disease

July 9, 2019
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is expanding to younger patients, but the feasibility of TAVR in failing transcatheter aortic valves (TAV) remains unknown.
July 9, 2019
This video shows the technical challenges of explanting a valve-in-ring mitral valve.
June 25, 2019
This video demonstrates a straightforward, reproducible technique for the repair of bileaflet prolapse in Barlow’s disease using four sets of artificial chordae.
June 19, 2019
This position paper written by the EACTS, STS, and AATS Valve Labeling Task Force focuses on problems around sizing and labeling of various prosthetic valves.
June 18, 2019
This large review of over 100,000 patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement demonstrated a stroke rate of 2.3% within 30 days of the procedure, and no decrease in the rate between 2011 and 2015.
June 18, 2019
The authors present a repair for severe mitral regurgitation that demonstrates the effectiveness and reproducibility of the placement of preformed neochords.
June 4, 2019
This video demonstrates a novel totally endoscopic redo isolated tricuspid repair approach that requires minimal dissection.
May 14, 2019
Abdelhadi Ismail of the Southampton University Hospitals Trust in the UK presents an educational series on cardiac anatomy in which he discusses some of the fundamental concepts.
May 10, 2019
Intraoperative surgical prosthetic heart valve (SHV) choice is a key determinant of successful surgery and positive postoperative outcomes. Currently, many controversies exist around the sizing and labeling of SHVs rendering the comparison of different valves difficult.
April 30, 2019
The author discusses the development of simulation, 3D printing, and an air-pilot-training concept course for endoscopic mitral valve techniques.