Chauvette et al. present a multicenter study on the outcome of Ross procedure in adults with infective endocarditis. In their cohort of patients at five centers within Canada and the US, the authors observed an excellent mid-term outcome.
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The Ross Procedure is a Safe and Durable Option in Adults With Infective Endocarditis: A Multicenter Study
September 25, 2020
CTSNet To Go Podcast Episode:Discussion: The "Hemi-Commando" Procedure for Double-Valve Endocarditis
August 18, 2020
Juan P. Umana interviews Jose Navia about the "hemi-commando" procedure for double-valve endocarditis.
August 14, 2020
This single-institution study of 83 patients investigated mitral valve repair for infective endocarditis based on the location of the lesion.
July 22, 2020
The authors discuss the operative steps for homograft aortic root replacement in complex aortic root abscess in a patient with prosthetic valve endocarditis.
A New Role for the Aldosterone/Mineralocorticoid Receptor Pathway in the Development of Mitral Valve Prolapse
May 11, 2020
Interesting hypothesis in a rodent model of myxomatous degeneration.
February 11, 2020
This video shows the minimally invasive repair of a complex set of lesions of the mitral valve from healed endocarditis with anterior and posterior flails with A2 perforation.
January 22, 2020
In this video, the authors describe mitral valve pathologies that are solved or repaired through a minimally invasive approach.
Aortic and Mitral Valve Replacement With Reconstruction of the Intervalvular Fibrous Body: How to Do the Commando Procedure
December 18, 2019
The authors present a framework of technical considerations that can help surgical teams achieve reproducible success with this technique of the reconstruction of the intervalvular fibrous body, decreasing the technical failures.
November 7, 2019
This single institution study spanning a decade of experience identified a 6.5% rate of mortality, which was related to active endocarditis at the time of surgery, the need for preoperative ventilation, longer bypass times, and increasing European risk score.
In Global News: Bioengineered Blood Vessels, an Antibiotic Antiplatelet, and Veins Versus Arteries First in Lobectomy
May 17, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest The British Heart Foundation reports that the number of premature deaths related to cardiovascular disease has risen in the UK for the first time in 50 years.