The management of associated mitral regurgitation in patients undergoing cardiac surgery is controversial. A simple, reliable, and fast repair is advantageous, especially in critically ill patients. We describe a simple method of transaortic edge-to-edge repair in patients with associated mitral regurgitation undergoing aortic valve surgery. © 2001 by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
Källner, G., Van Der Linden, J., Hadjinikolaou, L., & Lindblom, D. (2001). Transaortic approach for the Alfieri stitch. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 71(1), 378–379. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0003-4975(00)02186-X