mitral valve annuloplasty
Summary: A type of heart valve surgery that involves the repair, replacement, or reconstruction of the annulus of the MITRAL VALVE. It includes shortening the circumference of the annulus to improve valve closing capacity and reinforcing the annulus as a step in more complex valve repairs.
- Zhang X, Hollenberg S. Valvular Heart Disease in Adults: Management of Native Valve Disease. FP Essent. 2017;457:17-22 pubmed..When severe, tricuspid regurgitation can be managed with valve replacement. Pregnant patients with VHD require special management. Women with severe AS or MS should avoid becoming pregnant until VHD is managed definitively. ..
- Kamperidis V, van Wijngaarden S, van Rosendael P, Kong W, Leung M, Sianos G, et al. Restrictive Mitral Valve Annuloplasty: Prognostic Implications of Left Ventricular Forward Flow. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1464-1470 pubmed publisher..We investigated the independent associates of outcomes in heart failure patients with severe secondary MR who underwent surgical mitral valve repair...
- Pillai V, Karunakaran J. Repair of Double Orifice Left AV Valve (DOLAVV) with Endocardial Cushion Defect in Adult. Braz J Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;32:338-340 pubmed publisher..We report a case of a 56-year-old lady who successfully underwent surgical correction of DOLAVV with partial atrioventricular canal defect...
- Coutinho G, Antunes M. Mitral valve repair for degenerative mitral valve disease: surgical approach, patient selection and long-term outcomes. Heart. 2017;103:1663-1669 pubmed publisher..In addition, transcatheter technology, particularly the MitraClip, is evolving and treading its way in the treatment of high-risk patients with severe MR, but the results are still short of ideal. ..
- Pfeiffer S, Gazdag L, Jessl J, Santarpino G. Transapical transcatheter valve-in-ring implantation following mitral annuloplasty. J Card Surg. 2017;32:407-409 pubmed publisher..We report a transapical mitral valve-in-ring implantation in a patient who had undergone mitral valve repair for ischemic mitral regurgitation using a complete semi-rigid Memo 3D mitral ring (LivaNova Group, Milan, Italy). ..
- Schubert S, Mehaffey J, Charles E, Kron I. Mitral Valve Repair: The French Correction Versus the American Correction. Surg Clin North Am. 2017;97:867-888 pubmed publisher..Adhering to those unifying principles and ensuring that no patient leaves the operating room with significant persistent mitral regurgitation produces durable results and satisfactory patient outcomes. ..