This video reviews techniques of artificial chordal replacement (ACR) as a component of complex mitral repair. A brief summary of ACR history is given, as well as basic techniques of ACR placement and length adjustment. Several cases then are presented, and operative videos are correlated with pre- and post-operative transesophageal echocardiograms.
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Mitral valve disease
October 25, 2009
June 15, 2009
Percutaneous mitral repair using the MitraClip® system is a method derived from the edge-to-edge surgical procedure. The MitraClip® system replaces suturing with a clip to join the free edges of the opposing leaflets at the site of regurgitation.
July 22, 2008
July 22, 2008
By J. Scott Rankin, MD, Ricardo E. Orozco MD and Calvin A. Burrichter, MD American Heart Association 2007 Video:
May 24, 2008
This piece describes a method of performing minimally invasive mitral valve repair surgery through a lower mini-sternotomy.
December 18, 2007
By V. Bautista-Hernandez, MD and V. Roques-Escolar Video:
November 18, 2007
By Saquib Masroor, MD, MHS Video:
January 18, 2007
By Clifton C. Reade, MD, Alan P. Kypson, MD, Friedrich W. Mohr, MD, and W. Randolph Chitwood Jr., MD STSA 2006 Video: Coming Soon!
June 14, 2006
By A. Sampath Kumar, MD Video: