We report the use of a Melody valve as a surgical implant in the mitral position in 2 infants, one with severe mitral regurgitation and another with mitral stenosis, where other prostheses are not small enough to be implanted in the mitral position nor expandable as the child grows. © 2012 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
Abdullah, I., Ramirez, F. B., McElhinney, D. B., Lock, J. E., Del Nido, P. J., & Emani, S. (2012). Modification of a stented bovine jugular vein conduit (melody valve) for surgical mitral valve replacement. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 94(4). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2012.02.101