Ricerca avanzata

Home > Riviste > The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery > Fascicoli precedenti > The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2016 Giugno;57(3) > The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2016 Giugno;57(3):393-400

FASCICOLI E ARTICOLI   I PIÙ LETTI   eTOC

ULTIMO FASCICOLOTHE JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY

Rivista di Chirurgia Cardiaca, Vascolare e Toracica


Indexed/Abstracted in: BIOSIS Previews, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
Impact Factor 1,632

 

The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2016 Giugno;57(3):393-400

RECENT ADVANCES IN TRANSCATHETER MITRAL VALVE REPLACEMENT 

 REVIEWS

The spectrum of transcatheter mitral valve replacement devices

Yuriy DUDIY, Andrew BROWNLEE, Carlos E. RUIZ

Hackensack University Medical Center and the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital, Hackensack, NJ, USA

Mitral regurgitation is the most common valvular heart disease. The gold standard for patients not suitable for valve repair is a surgical valve replacement. A significant proportion of patients, however are not referred for surgery due to comorbidities, advanced age or severe LV dysfunction. Transcatheter mitral valve replacement may be a viable therapeutic option for these high risk patients. With improvements in technology and data on the durability of the transcatheter mitral valve, this technology has the potential to be used in a lower risk population. A number of transcatheter systems have emerged recently and are at different stages of investigation. In this review, we outline the key elements and challenges of the transcatheter mitral valve design as well as the status of devices that have reached First in Man status.

lingua: Inglese


FULL TEXT  ESTRATTI

inizio pagina