This video demonstrates a totally endoscopic bileaflet mitral valve repair through a right periareolar working incision in a young patient with Barlow's disease, using preformed PTFE chordae loops for both the anterior and posterior leaflet.
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March 18, 2019
This video illustrates the use of a commercially available adjustable Gore-Tex neochord system for mitral valve repair via a right minithoracotomy minimally invasive approach.
March 14, 2019
This video illustrates an operative approach of combined rheumatic mitral valve repair and aortic valve repair involving double remodeling ring annuloplasty.
Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair After Endocarditis With Bileaflet Prolapse Using a Modification of Leipzig Loop Technique
March 12, 2019
This video shows a complex mitral valve repair using a modification of the Leipzig loop technique with a modular Gore-Tex neochord system to address the anterior and the posterior leaflet.
March 11, 2019
Find it here: The SCTS 2019 "Take on the Experts" Video Competition.
March 1, 2019
Between February 23 and March 1, 2019, a heart surgery team from the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, UK, conducted a medical mission to Kumasi, Ghana, in order to perform adult heart surgery and place pacemakers. Find their daily video blog here.
February 26, 2019
The authors demonstrate a novel technique for mitral valve repair in degenerative disease of the posterior leaflet, called nonresectional posterior leaflet remodeling or free margin running suture.
February 21, 2019
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Tsuyoshi Kaneko of the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, moderates a discussion on the future of transcatheter mitral valve intervention.
February 21, 2019
Lars G. Svensson of the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA, discusses Barlow's mitral valve disease and approaches for valve repair.
February 18, 2019
The authors discuss various methods of mitral annular sizing during mitral valve repair surgery.