The Washington University group compared operator radiation exposure during transcatheter valve implantation when performed via a transfemoral versus an alternative access approach, when performed in a catheterization lab versus a hybrid operating room (OR), and investigated the potential benefit of disposable shielding.
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Mitral valve disease
July 6, 2019
July 4, 2019
Filmed at the Heart Valve Society Annual Meeting 2019 in Sitges, Spain, Blase Carabello and François Obadia debate the COAPT and the Mitra.fr trials.
June 25, 2019
This video demonstrates a straightforward, reproducible technique for the repair of bileaflet prolapse in Barlow’s disease using four sets of artificial chordae.
June 21, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest
Complex Mitral Valve Repair: Triangular Resection, Annuloplasty, and Chordal Replacement With Premeasured Loops
June 18, 2019
The authors present a repair for severe mitral regurgitation that demonstrates the effectiveness and reproducibility of the placement of preformed neochords.
May 29, 2019
In this Giants of Cardiothoracic Surgery interview, Marco Nardini speaks with Antonio Maria Calafiore of the Prince Sultan Cardiac Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
In Global News: Prevalence of Spin in RCT Reports, Setting the Standard for Teamwork, and the Continued Public Health Challenge of Asbestos
May 24, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest Despite being the leading cause of death in the US, heart disease was the most-Googled disease in only one state: Maine.
May 14, 2019
Abdelhadi Ismail of the Southampton University Hospitals Trust in the UK presents an educational series on cardiac anatomy in which he discusses some of the fundamental concepts.
Characteristics of Surgical Prosthetic Heart Valves and Problems Around Labeling: A Document From the EACTS—STS—AATS Valve Labelling Task Force
May 10, 2019
Intraoperative surgical prosthetic heart valve (SHV) choice is a key determinant of successful surgery and positive postoperative outcomes. Currently, many controversies exist around the sizing and labeling of SHVs rendering the comparison of different valves difficult.
From Bench to Reality: Development of Simulation, 3D Printing, and Air-Pilot-Training Concept Course for Endoscopic Mitral Valve Surgery
April 30, 2019
The author discusses the development of simulation, 3D printing, and an air-pilot-training concept course for endoscopic mitral valve techniques.