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Mitral Valve

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.
May 16, 2018
These videos review basic echocardiography and transesophageal echocardiography for surgeons.
April 27, 2018
In a recent issue of the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Ammannaya and colleagues studied the relationship between prosthesis patient mismatch (PPM), pulmonary hypertension, and outcomes following mitral valve replacement to better understand the importance of avoiding PPM during this procedure.
April 20, 2018
Filmed at the 2017 EACTS Annual Meeting, Octavio Alfieri, David Adams, Vinay Bapat, Michael Borger, and Randy Martin discuss the current state and future of treatment for mitral and tricuspid valve disease.
April 17, 2018
This video shows a right minithoracotomy for a complex mitral and tricuspid repair.
March 29, 2018
This video shows a novel technique using a transcatheter valve deployed in the mitral position during open surgery.
March 23, 2018
This article examines an interesting concept for preparing for mitral repair. This may have useful assistance in complex valve repairs and in the early stages of training of young surgeons.
March 23, 2018
Patient Care A teen in Chicago, Illinois, USA, awaiting a heart transplant received the news that a heart was available from his pediatric cardiologist, who dressed up as Chewbacca from Star Wars just for the occasion.

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