Long-term outcome in dogs undergoing mitral valve repair with suture annuloplasty and chordae tendinae replacement.

@article{Mizuno2013LongtermOI,
  title={Long-term outcome in dogs undergoing mitral valve repair with suture annuloplasty and chordae tendinae replacement.},
  author={Takahiro Mizuno and Takahiro Mizukoshi and Masami Uechi},
  journal={The Journal of small animal practice},
  year={2013},
  volume={54 2},
  pages={104-7}
}
Mitral valve repair under cardiopulmonary bypass was performed in three dogs with clinical signs associated with mitral regurgitation that were not controlled by medication. Mitral valve repair comprised circumferential annuloplasty and chordal replacement with expanded polytetrafluoroethylene. One dog died 2 years after surgery because of severe mitral regurgitation resulting from partial circumferential suture detachment. The others survived for over 5 years, but mild mitral valve stenosis… CONTINUE READING
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