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Mitral valve replacement with homograft.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9930518     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The technique for replacement of the mitral valve with a mitral valve homograft is described. Principles include side-by-side approximation of the papillary muscles using multiple stitches of fine monofilament suture, direct attachment of the annulus of the mitral homograft to the annulus of the patient, and support of the repair by remodeling annuloplasty ring.
Authors:
D B Doty; C Acar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1998 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-02-18     Completed Date:  1999-02-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2127-31     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. ldddoty@ihc.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / methods
Humans
Mitral Valve / surgery,  transplantation*
Papillary Muscles / surgery
Prosthesis Implantation
Suture Techniques
Transplantation, Homologous

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