Interrupted commissural band annuloplasty for degenerative mitral valve disease.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Mitral annuloplasty is useful for treating degenerative mitral valve disease. Although the incidence of complications is low, prosthetic ring-related complications can occur. Hemolysis and mitral stenosis are serious complications requiring reoperation. Limited use of prosthetic material could decrease the risk for complications. Commissural… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.08.043

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