Surgical repair for mitral valve disease.

  title={Surgical repair for mitral valve disease.},
  author={Marc Albert Radermecker},
  journal={Acta chirurgica Belgica},
  volume={98 4},
The concept of mitral valve repair is discussed emphasizing the basic knowledge on which it relies. Analysis of the valve disease, characterization of valvular dysfunction and surgical techniques adapted to the most frequent valvular dysfunctions are discussed and illustrated.