This mitral repair, performed through a minimally invasive approach, demonstrates a triangular resection and the placement of a neochord.
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July 16, 2018
July 13, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest A 7-year-old girl who received a heart transplant as an infant is now competing in the Canadian Transplant Games, which are underway at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.
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.
June 15, 2018
Find it here: The 2018 ISMICS Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada.
June 12, 2018
The author demonstrates how to repair a mitral valve with Barlow's disease without resecting the tissue of the prolapsing leaflet.
June 7, 2018
Johnston and colleagues evaluated morbidity and mortality following different cardiac operations at 18 institutions to determine if outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), aortic valve replacement, and mitral valve replacement were correlated within each institution.
Reversibility of Severe Mitral Valve Regurgitation After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Single-Centre Observations From a Real-Life Population of Patients
June 6, 2018
Dobrovie and colleagues performed a retrospective analysis of mitral regurgitation (MR) in 128 patients who had a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implanted. The authors found that even severe MR improved following LVAD implantation without intraoperative repair of the valve.
June 1, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest
May 31, 2018
Filmed at the 2017 EACTS Annual Meeting in Vienna, Austria, Leanne Harling of Imperial College in London, UK, moderates a discussion on minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.
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.