Cutting secondary chordae and placing dual taut stitches between the anterior mitral fibrous annulus and the heads of each papillary muscle to treat ischemic mitral regurgitation without deteriorating left ventricular function

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008 Jan;135(1):226-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2007.03.071.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Comment
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures / adverse effects
  • Chordae Tendineae / surgery*
  • Disease Models, Animal
  • Dogs
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency / etiology
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency / surgery*
  • Myocardial Ischemia / complications
  • Papillary Muscles / surgery*
  • Suture Techniques
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Left / etiology
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Left / prevention & control*