Latest Publications and Research on Mitral Valve Regurgitation and Mitral Valve Replacement
Mitral regurgitation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Does the prosthesis matter?
Unger P, Dedobbeleer C, Vanden Eynden F, Lancellotti P
Cardiology Department, Erasme Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address: [email protected]
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Circulation 2013 Apr 8
Rethinking Mitral Valve Surgery during the Golden Years.
Rao RK, Foster E
1University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.
The benefit of MV surgery in elderly patients remains a major area of controversy in the treatment of mitral regurgitation. The paper by Vassileva and... Read More
G Ital Cardiol (Rome)
[Giant left atrium in a patient with decompensated heart failure].
Sonaglioni A, Lombardo M, Baravelli M, Rossi A, Trotta G, Gronda E
A 71-year-old woman was admitted to our institution with symptoms and signs of acute congestive heart failure. The patient had a long history of rheum... Read More
J Cardiothorac Surg
Cardiac papillary fibroelastoma: a retrospect of four cases.
Zhang M, Liu X, Song Z, Zou L, Xiang B
OBJECTIVE: We have reviewed the medical histories of 4 patients who underwent operations between November 2004 and February 2011 at Changhai Hospital ... Read More
Case Rep Transplant
Mitral Valve Regurgitation: A Severe Complication following Left Ventricular Biopsy 15 Years after Heart Transplantation.
Vollroth M, Seeburger J, Kiefer P, Garbade J, Mohr FW, Barten MJ
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heartcenter Leipzig University, Struempellstraße 39, 04289 Leipzig, Germany.
A 71-year-old male patient underwent orthotopic heart transplantation in 1995. Due to left heart catheterization 15 years later, biopsy from the left ... Read More
Echocardiography 2013 Apr 1
Left Atrial Volume as Predictor of Valve Replacement and Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Asymptomatic Mild to Moderate Aortic Stenosis.
Dalsgaard M, Egstrup K, Wachtell K, Cramariuc D, Kjaergaard J, Gerdts E, Hassager C
Department of Cardiology, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark.
BACKGROUND: Left atrial (LA) size is known to increase with chronically increased left ventricular (LV) filling pressure. We hypothesized that LA volu... Read More
J Cardiothorac Surg
Using a double-plicated posterior leaflet as an anchor for mitral valve replacement: a case of mitral annular calcification.
Taguchi S, Niibori T, Hayashi I, Kasahara H, Yozu R
We present a 62-year-old man with mitral regurgitation whose posterior annulus had severe calcification. Mitral valve replacement was performed by anc... Read More
Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013 Apr 2
Mitral valve replacement and septal myectomy for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
Furukawa K, Hayase T, Yano M
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Miyazaki Medical Association Hospital, 738-1 Funato, Shinbeppu-cho, Miyazaki, 880-0834, Japan, [email protected]
A 76-year-old woman with a diagnosis of hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy was referred to our hospital's surgical department. Her echocardiogram... Read More
Ann Card Anaesth
Cardiac surgery in a patient with immunological thrombocytopenic purpura: Complications and precautions.
Chowdhry V, Mohanty BB, Probodh D
Department of Cardiac Anaesthesiology, Care Hospital, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) patients are at high-risk for bleeding complications during and after cardiac surgeries involving cardiopulmonar... Read More
Ann Card Anaesth
Mitral regurgitation jet around neoannulus: Mitral valve replacement in erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae endocarditis.
Basu R, Tewari P
Department of Anaesthesia, SGPGIMS, Raibarely Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.
A 50-year-old male presented with erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae (ER) endocarditis of the mitral valve, severe mitral regurgitation, and heart failure. ... Read More