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Modern Mitral Valve Repair

Echocardiographic Interpretations and Surgical Strategies

  • Choi-Keung Ng

About this book

Introduction

Preoperative and intraoperative echocardiography has become an indispensable tool for guiding mitral valve surgery and has fostered the development of many innovative surgical techniques. Mitral valvuloplasty is now an established surgical method for the treatment of mitral insufficiency but the success is largely dependent on the extent of the underlying disease of the mitral valve. The book by Dr. Ng and coauthors is an extraordinary presentation of the relation between echocardiographic display of mitral valve pathology and reconstructive mitral valve surgery. The atlas provides an excellent illustrative guide to teach echocardiographic-anatomic correlations and educates the reader on the techniques of mitral valve repair. The quality of the illustrations, particularly the surgical photographs is exquisite. The book will be helpful for cardiologists and cardiac surgeons.

Keywords

3D-Echocardiography Anuloplasty Barlows's disease Mitral valve replacement Surgery Trauma Tricuspid repair Valvuloplasty classification leaflet mobility mitral insuffiency pericardial patch reconstruction

Authors and affiliations

  • Choi-Keung Ng
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Academic Teaching HospitalGeneral Hospital of the Sisters of Mercy of the Holy CrossWelsAustria

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