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Mitral valve disease

December 6, 2018
Gilles Dreyfus and colleagues share a decade of mitral reconstruction for degenerative posterior leaflet pathology in Harefield and Monaco (38 per year was the formidable average). The supplementary video is of particular educational value for the mitral surgeon and the cardiologist/TOE (TEE) specialist.
December 5, 2018
Coyan and colleagues report outcomes following double valve surgery in a cohort of patients who underwent operation between 2011 and 2017.
December 5, 2018
Using remodeling aortic and mitral annuloplasty rings, a double valve repair was accomplished in a young patient with Marfan syndrome.
November 22, 2018
Patrick Perier of the Herz und Gefäß Klinik in Bad Neustadt an der Saale, Germany, discusses the problem of excess tissue in mitral valve repair.
November 16, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest An accident during a sword swallowing trick was bad news for the performer’s esophagus.
October 18, 2018
In this single institution study including over 1900 patients with severe degenerative mitral regurgitation (MR) undergoing mitral valve repair, early intervention was associated with a reduced risk of recurrent MR.
October 18, 2018
Manuel Castella of the University of Barcelona in Spain presents a discussion on addressing atrial fibrillation during mitral valve surgery.
September 25, 2018
This multicenter study evaluated the efficacy of medical therapy plus transcatheter valve repair (MitraClip) to medical therapy alone for heart failure accompanied by secondary moderate to severe mitral regurgitation. The device group experienced significantly fewer hospitalizations and lower mortality at 24 months follow-up. 
September 19, 2018
A New York Times journalist travels with Team Heart, a nonprofit organization providing humanitarian heart surgery for rheumatic disease in Rwanda. In addition to highlighting the overwhelming need, her perspective illuminates some harsh realities of these efforts in resource-poor countries.
September 17, 2018
The authors present a myectomy, mitral plication, and chord cutting for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy through a transaortic approach.

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