Book 2011

Mitral Valve Repair

ISBN: 978-3-7985-1866-7 (Print) 978-3-7985-1867-4 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVI

  2. Imaging of the mitral valve

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-24

      Perioperative echocardio graphic imaging of mitral valve incompetence

    3. Chapter

      Pages 25-38

      Perioperative echocardiographic imaging after mitral valve repair for ischemic, inflammatory, and degenerative incompetence

  3. Congenital mitral and tricuspid disease

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 39-39

    2. Chapter

      Pages 41-56

      Mitral valve repair in children

    3. Chapter

      Pages 57-66

      Mitral valve repair using biodegradable annuloplasty rings

    4. Chapter

      Pages 67-79

      Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy and the mitral valve

    5. Chapter

      Pages 81-88

      Modified tricuspid repair in patients with Ebstein’s anomaly

  4. Degenerative mitral valve disease

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 89-89

    2. Chapter

      Pages 91-94

      Introduction to the keynote lecture by Robert W.M. Frater, M.B., CH.B.

    3. Chapter

      Pages 95-109

      Chordae: 1959–2009

    4. Chapter

      Pages 111-114

      Is chordal insertion the procedure of choice in mitral valve repair?

    5. Chapter

      Pages 115-130

      Artificial chordal replacement for complex mitral valve repair

    6. Chapter

      Pages 131-143

      Twenty-year results of artificial chordae replacement in mitral valve repair

    7. Chapter

      Pages 145-153

      Current concepts in Barlow’s valve reconstruction

  5. Ischemic mitral regurgitation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 155-155

    2. Chapter

      Pages 157-165

      Robotic mitral valve surgery

    3. Chapter

      Pages 167-174

      Ischemic mitral regurgitation: the role of the »edge-to-edge« repair

    4. Chapter

      Pages 175-193

      Mitral valve repair for ischemic mitral incompetence

    5. Chapter

      Pages 195-209

      Effects of valve repair on long-term patient outcomes after mitral valve surgery

  6. Inflammatory mitral valve disease

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 211-211

    2. Chapter

      Pages 213-235

      Repair of rheumatic mitral valve incompetence: surgical challenges and clinical results

    3. Chapter

      Pages 237-247

      Mitral valve repair in rheumatic disease

    4. Chapter

      Pages 249-258

      Autologous pericardial patch leaflet augmentation in the setting of mitral valve repair

    5. Chapter

      Pages 259-271

      Mitral valve repair for active infective endocarditis

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 273-287