Beating heart mitral valve replacement in a patient with a previous Bentall operation.


Today, mitral valve replacement is performed under cardioplegic arrest with cross-clamping of the ascending aorta. In the case reported here, mitral valve replacement was performed with an on-pump beating heart technique without cross-clamping the aorta because of diffuse adhesion around the tube graft. A 36-year-old man had undergone a Bentall operation… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11748-007-0225-4


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