In an era of increased use of MitraClip, surgical mitral valve repair still offers a durable solution. Tirone David and colleages report 1,234 consecutive patients who had mitral valve repair with 20 year follow-up.
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August 6, 2019
This video demonstrates a transapical off-pump mitral valve repair case.
July 30, 2019
This video emphasizes technical pearls and pitfalls for a minimally invasive mitral valve repair using adjustable Gore-tex neochords via a right minithoracotomy.
July 16, 2019
Abbott announced that its fourth-generation MitraClip device, MitraClip G4, was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration on July 15, 2019, to treat mitral regurgitation (MR) in a wider population of patients. The MitraClip G4 include new clip sizes and an enhanced leaflet grasping feature
July 16, 2019
The authors present their experience with the Memo 4D ring by LivaNova in complex mitral valve repair.
Prevalence of Atrial Fibrillation Before Cardiac Surgery and Factors Associated With Concomitant Ablation
July 11, 2019
An important update on the evolving landscape of surgery for atrial fibrillation.
July 9, 2019
This video shows the technical challenges of explanting a valve-in-ring mitral valve.
July 6, 2019
The Washington University group compared operator radiation exposure during transcatheter valve implantation when performed via a transfemoral versus an alternative access approach, when performed in a catheterization lab versus a hybrid operating room (OR), and investigated the potential benefit of disposable shielding.
July 4, 2019
Filmed at the Heart Valve Society Annual Meeting 2019 in Sitges, Spain, Blase Carabello and François Obadia debate the COAPT and the Mitra.fr trials.
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.