A good surgical option for ischemic mitral regurgitation in co-morbid patients: semicircular reduction annuloplasty

@inproceedings{Emrecan2013AGS,
  title={A good surgical option for ischemic mitral regurgitation in co-morbid patients: semicircular reduction annuloplasty},
  author={Bilgin Emrecan and Gokhan Onem and Ahmet Coskun Ozdemir and Ismail Doğu Kılıç and Yusuf İzzettin Alihanoğlu},
  booktitle={Journal of geriatric cardiology : JGC},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Ring annuloplasty is the standard treatment of ischemic mitral regurgitation (MR), however, it has been associated with some drawbacks. It abolishes normal annular dynamics and freezes the posterior leaflet. In the present study, we evaluated Paneth suture annuloplasty in chronic ischemic MR and both early and mid-term outcomes of the technique… CONTINUE READING