The authors present a rare case of biventricular HOCM with severe mitral incompetence.
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A Rare Case of Biventricular HOCM With Severe Mitral Incompetence: Biventricular Myectomy With MV Repair
September 3, 2020
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.
Transcatheter Cerebral Embolic Filters in Cardiac Surgery: A Hybrid Solution to Minimize Postoperative Stroke
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.
Long-Term Outcomes of Chordal Replacement With Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene Sutures to Repair Mitral Leaflet Prolapse
August 12, 2020
David et al. examined the durability of mitral repair using using chordal replacement with expanded polytetrafluoroethylene sutures to correct leaflet prolapse.They evaluated 186 patients who underwent isolated chordal replacement, and 560 patients who underwent both leaflet resection and choral replacement.
Loop Neochord Versus Leaflet Resection Techniques for Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair: Long-Term Results
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.
August 1, 2020
This JANS Note is an editorial in response to a recent publication by Deharo et al comparing TAVR valve-in-valve versus redo-SAVR demonstrating improved short-term outcomes with TAVR ViV. The detail limitations of this study and provide a persuasive argument for the need of a randomized trial comparing both modalities.
AVNeo™ (Ozaki) and Transaortic Mitral Valve Repair Using Autologous Pericardium Only for Aortomitral Endocarditis
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.
Design, Development, Testing at ISO Standards and In Vivo Feasibility Study of a Novel Polymeric Heart Valve Prosthesis
June 30, 2020
Researchers from the UK reported a novel polymeric heart valve, PoliValve, which is made entirely from styrenic block copolymers.
Reoperation After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database
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.