Video-assisted minimally invasive mitral valve surgery: The 'micro- mitral' operation

167Citations
Citations of this article
13Readers
Mendeley users who have this article in their library.

Abstract

Over the past 15 years, repair techniques, improved prostheses, retrograde cardioplegia, and enhanced exposure collectively have led to impressive advances in mitral valve surgery. Just as minimally invasive coronary surgery appears efficacious, cardiac valve operations using similar techniques are promising. Recently, Kaneko and associates1 reported videoscopic examination of the mitral valve during a commissurotomy done via a sternotomy. Early this year, port-access mitral replacements were done in Malaysia by the Stanford team using new aortic balloon occlusive technology.

Cite

CITATION STYLE

APA

Chitwood, J., Elbeery, J. R., Chapman, W. H. H., Moran, J. M., Lust, R. L., Wooden, W. A., & Deaton, D. H. (1997). Video-assisted minimally invasive mitral valve surgery: The “micro- mitral” operation. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 113(2), 413–414. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0022-5223(97)70341-6

Register to see more suggestions

Mendeley helps you to discover research relevant for your work.

Already have an account?

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free