Minimally invasive combined aortic and mitral valve replacement.

@article{Joshi2011MinimallyIC,
  title={Minimally invasive combined aortic and mitral valve replacement.},
  author={Pragnesh Joshi and Chirag Doshi and Mahesh Vinchurkar and Rajesh Thosani and Prashant Sagar and Vijay Mahajan},
  journal={Heart, lung & circulation},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={231-3}
}
A technique is described here to carry out combined aortic and mitral valve replacement (DVR) in a patient with rheumatic valve disease utilising a minimally invasive approach without major modification in the conventional technique. An incision of approximately 5 cm is made on the upper sternum followed by partial sternal split with 'J' extension in the… CONTINUE READING