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Transaortic chordae and pannus removal without redo mitral valve replacement in prosthetic mitral valve malfunction.
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PMID:  21036055     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Both anterior and posterior chordae of the mitral valve are occasionally spared during mitral valve surgery to preserve left ventricular function. In this report, a 43-year-old woman who had undergone mitral valve replacement surgery with anterior and posterior chordal preservation 9 years ago subsequently had mitral valve pannus and anterior chordae covering the prosthetic valve, which led to valve malfunction. Prosthetic mitral valve function was successfully recovered by performing transaortic pannus and chordae removal, avoiding redo mitral valve replacement.
Byungjoon Park; Pyo Won Park; Choung Kyu Park
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1873-734X     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804069     Medline TA:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Country:  Germany    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1057-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2010 European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
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