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Mitral valve disease

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 6, 2019
Takayuki and colleagues reviewed the outcome of mitral valve replacement after failed mitral valve repair with MitraClip in 25 patients. Perioperative mortality was 28%, and overall one-year survival was 53%. Risk factors for perioperative mortality included preoperative cardiogenic shock, septic shock, and liver failure.
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 27, 2019
A very useful synopsis of treatment strategies for a vexing lethal condition.
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 20, 2019
Ishii and colleagues present a narrated video on robotic mitral valve repairs. The lecture includes a detailed description on how to perform safe, reliable, and durable repairs for a range of mitral valve pathologies.

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