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Use of Pledgeted Sutures in Mitral Annuloplasty.
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PMID:  24755539     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Annuloplasty ring or band dehiscence is a possible complication of mitral valve repair surgery. It may be due to increased tension on the annuloplasty sutures, especially in ischemic mitral pathology in which a circumferential ring is used. Herein, we describe a technique for alternative suture placement in mitral annuloplasty using pledgeted sutures that may reduce the risk for ring or band dehiscence.
Authors:
Mohammed Hassan; Jimmy Windsor; Tomas Salerno; Marco Ricci
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-4-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Innovations (Philadelphia, Pa.)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1559-0879     ISO Abbreviation:  Innovations (Phila)     Publication Date:  2014 Apr 
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Created Date:  2014-4-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101257528     Medline TA:  Innovations (Phila)     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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