Aortic and/or mitral valve surgery in patients with pulmonary hypertension performed via a minimally invasive approach.

Abstract

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) in the setting of left-sided valvular heart disease is common, and significantly increases the risk of perioperative morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing aortic and/or mitral valve surgery. Minimally invasive valve surgery is associated with a decreased incidence of perioperative complications, and a faster recovery… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/icvts/ivw019

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