Mitral valve prosthetic ring annuloplasty represents a key milestone in the history of mitral valve repair, delivering restoration of annular shape and size. Increased leaflet coaptation, together with significant reduction in stress on sutures, has ensured predictability and immediate stability for valve repair, both of which were lacking with previous techniques. Long-term durability of repair seems to be positively affected by placement of an annuloplasty ring, and by following the well-established, standardized approach described in our tutorial, this procedure can be performed with a very low surgical risk.

Mitral valve annuloplasty

Castiglioni, Alessandro;De Bonis, Michele;Alfieri, Ottavio
2017-01-01

Abstract

Mitral valve prosthetic ring annuloplasty represents a key milestone in the history of mitral valve repair, delivering restoration of annular shape and size. Increased leaflet coaptation, together with significant reduction in stress on sutures, has ensured predictability and immediate stability for valve repair, both of which were lacking with previous techniques. Long-term durability of repair seems to be positively affected by placement of an annuloplasty ring, and by following the well-established, standardized approach described in our tutorial, this procedure can be performed with a very low surgical risk.
; Heart Valve Diseases; Humans; Mitral Valve; Mitral Valve Annuloplasty
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