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Valve disease

September 11, 2020
Del Forno et al. present a retrospective study of 77 patients with de-novo 50-70% coronary stenosis undergoing valvular surgery. In these patients, bypass grafting of these coronaries was intentionally omitted.
September 3, 2020
The authors present a rare case of biventricular HOCM with severe mitral incompetence.
August 20, 2020
The present study reports on the multicenter cohort of patients from the Sutureless and Rapid-Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement International Registry who underwent minimally invasive reoperative aortic valve replacement with a sutureless or rapid-deployment prosthesis.
August 19, 2020
The authors comducted a comparative analysis of the Trifecta and Perimount Magna Ease bioprosthetic valves, using data from a national Finnish database between 2008 and 2017.
August 13, 2020
Filmed in Ancona, Italy, the authors in this video share how they are combining catheter-based and open surgical therapies in patients with heavily calcified ascending aorta to decrease their postoperative risk of stroke.
August 12, 2020
The study compared long-term results of loop neochord replacement with leaflet resection techniques in 2134 patients undergoing minimally invasive mitral valve repair.
July 7, 2020
The author presents a totally biological solution for aortomitral endocarditis by combining AVNeo™ (Ozaki procedure) and transaortic mitral valve patch using autologous pericardium only.
June 30, 2020
Researchers from the UK reported a novel polymeric heart valve, PoliValve, which is made entirely from styrenic block copolymers. 
June 11, 2020
As TAVR is used in progressively lower-risk cohorts, management of device failure will become increasingly important. This study reports the largest series of patients receiving a surgical reoperation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) using the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.
May 11, 2020
Interesting hypothesis in a rodent model of myxomatous degeneration.

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