Abstract

Mitral valve replacement with a mitral valve allograft is receiving a resurgence of interest. We discuss the technical aspects of this procedure as it applies to cases of acute bacterial endocarditis infecting the mitral valve.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)192-194
Number of pages3
JournalTexas Heart Institute Journal
Volume26
Issue number3
StatePublished - Oct 28 1999

Keywords

  • Endocarditis, bacterial/surgery
  • Heart valve diseases/surgery
  • Mitral valve allograft
  • Mitral valve/transplantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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