This video demonstrates the technique of the "Commando procedure" to treat invasive double valve endocarditis that involves the aortomitral fibrous body.
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Double Replacement With Reconstruction of the Aortomitral Fibrous Body for Invasive Valvular Endocarditis "Commando Procedure"
April 9, 2019
April 8, 2019
This review provides a comprehensive overview of the available data on antithrombotic therapy after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
March 25, 2019
Andreas and colleagues report their experience of aortic valve replacement with rapid-deployment surgical aortic valves prostheses in 500 patients over seven years. The authors found a 0.8% 30-day mortality, and the valves showed excellent hemodynamic performance, durability, and safety with a median follow-up time of 12 months.
March 18, 2019
A number of interesting findings in early follow up of this randomized controlled trial on one type of transcatheter aortic valve against conventional surgery: the mechanics of the valve and the incidence of complete heart block, to name but a few. We await the longer follow up.
March 14, 2019
This video illustrates an operative approach of combined rheumatic mitral valve repair and aortic valve repair involving double remodeling ring annuloplasty.
March 7, 2019
Filmed at the 2018 EACTS Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy, Mohamad Bashir moderates a discussion on the importance of valve repair in aortic root aneurysm.
March 6, 2019
A 32-year-old man presenting with congestive heart failure, severe aortic insufficiency, and a unicuspid aortic valve underwent successful valve repair using aortic ring annuloplasty.
In Global News: Addressing Lung Cancer Treatment Disparities and Adult Heart Problems After Congenital Heart Disease
March 1, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest One of the professional golfers who qualified for this weekend’s PGA Tour event is also a two-time heart transplant recipient.
February 28, 2019
Bil Kirmani of the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital in the UK compares minimally invasive and open surgical approaches for aortic valve replacement.
February 22, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest