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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.14503/thij-13-3164
  • Journal Name: TEXAS HEART INSTITUTE JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.165-169
  • Keywords: Chordae tendineae/surgery, heart valve prosthesis implantation, mitral valve/surgery, mitral valve insufficiency, mitral valve stenosis, papillary muscles/surgery, postoperative complications/prevention & control, retrospective studies, rheumatic heart disease, treatment outcome, ventricular function, left, CHORDAL PRESERVATION, SUBVALVULAR APPARATUS, REGURGITATION
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: No

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.