This video demonstrates a 2-year-old patient with infective endocarditis and severely damaged mitral valve who underwent a complex mitral valve repair by resecting all the infected tissue and rebuilding the architecture of the valve by multiple Matrix patches and chordal transfer.
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Mitral valve disease (congenital)
November 12, 2020
October 29, 2020
The authors present a case of AV valve repair in a 3 kg infant with tricuspid atresia.
October 15, 2020
The authors demonstrate mitral valve replacement performed with a 25 mm mitral mechanical prostheses after surgical resection of a giant mitral rhabdomyoma in an 8-year-old patient.
October 1, 2020
Death from cardiovascular causes, stroke, or hospitalization with worsening of heart failure or acute coronary syndrome was reduced (P=0.005) by early pharmacogical or inteventional ablation for fast response-atrial fibrillation in a small German RCT.
Posterolateral Tunnel Fontan, Bilateral Classic Glenn Centralization, and Right Upper Pulmonary Vein Translocation
September 11, 2020
This video demonstrates a posterolateral tunnel Fontan, bilateral classic Glenn centralization, and right upper pulmonary vein translocation in a patient with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
February 4, 2020
Robert Sade moderates a debate on the appropriate course of care in the fictional case of a child who cannot be weaned from bypass following mitral valve surgery with Minoo Davarana and Jessica Turnbull.
January 27, 2020
Dr James Tweddell performs a biventricular repair in a patient with hypoplastic left heart syndrome previously palliated with a Norwood/Sano and a bidirectional Glenn.
January 15, 2019
Ibezim and colleagues examined outcomes for patients undergoing their first mechanical mitral valve replacement (M-MVR) before 21 years of age. Using information from the Pediatric Cardiac Care Consortium database, the authors performed a retrospective analysis of 441 children from 36 centers in the United States.
Konno Aortoventriculoplasty and Mitral Valve Replacement in a Child With Atrioventricular Septal Defect
July 19, 2018
The authors demonstrate a fourth-time redo sternotomy for an eight-year-old girl who had prior repair of an atrioventricular septal defect.
Marfan Syndrome: Single-Stage Surgical Repair of Pectus Excavatum Combined With Mitral Valve Repair and David Procedure
October 31, 2017
This article describes a single-stage surgical repair of pectus excavatum combined with mitral valve repair and David procedure in a patient with Marfan syndrome.