Seven years' experience with suture annuloplasty for mitral valve repair.

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OBJECTIVE Our early experience with the mural annulus shortening suture procedure for mitral valve repair showed superior hemodynamic performance over ring annuloplasty. The aim of this study was to assess the durability of the mural annulus shortening suture procedure and evaluate our 7-year experience regarding valve function, hemodynamic performance, and… (More)

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@article{Aybek2006SevenYE, title={Seven years' experience with suture annuloplasty for mitral valve repair.}, author={Tayfun Aybek and Petar S Risteski and Aleksandra Miskovic and Andreas Simon and Selami Doğan and U. Abdel-rahman and Anton R Moritz}, journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery}, year={2006}, volume={131 1}, pages={99-106} }