Bileaflet versus Posterior-Leaflet-Only Preservation in Mitral Valve Replacement


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Ozdemir A. C. , Emrecan B., BALTALARLI A.

TEXAS HEART INSTITUTE JOURNAL, vol.41, no.2, pp.165-169, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.14503/thij-13-3164
  • Title of Journal : TEXAS HEART INSTITUTE JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.165-169

Abstract

In the present study of mitral valve replacement, we investigated whether complete preservation of both leaflets (that is, the subvalvular apparatus) is superior to preservation of the posterior leaflet alone.