Essentials of Operative Cardiac Surgery by Prakash P. Punjabi

By Prakash P. Punjabi

This publication will reduction surgeons in getting to know the basic abilities beneficial within the ever increasing box of cardiac surgical procedure. in addition to featuring easy surgical rules, emphasis through the ebook has been put on delivering crucial find out how to make each cardiac surgical treatment effortless, reproducible and secure to accomplish, and tips to let surgeons to control the tough events they're more likely to come across and stop severe complications.

Essentials of Operative Cardiac Surgery is an integral textual content for trainees and demonstrated specialists in grownup cardiac surgery.

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The LVOT gradient may be less than the gradient measured at the echo department or in the cath lab. 29 (a) Bioprosthetic valve in the mitral position with normal appearance from the LA side (a) and LV side (b). (c) Double prosthetic valve – mechanical in mitral valve position (MVP) and bioprosthetic in AoV position (AoVP). Anterior paravalvular MVP leak (PVL) between the aorta and the anterior part of the mitral valve. (d) Paraprosthetic regurgitation occurring in systole, concomitantly with normal transaortic flow.

Maslow AD, Regan MM, Haering JM, Johnson RG, Levine RA. Echocardiographic predictors of left ventricular outflow 52 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Chapter 1. Echocardiography in Cardiac Surgery tract obstruction and systolic anterior motion of the mitral valve after mitral valve reconstruction for myxomatous valve disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1993;34:2096–104. Adams DH, Anyanwu AC, Sugeng L, Lang RM. Degenerative mitral valve regurgitation: surgical echocardiography. Curr Cardiol Rep.

If cusp coaptation occurs below the aortic annulus, there is significantly increased risk of recurrent AR [16]. • Coaptation height. Should be greater than 9 mm and reach the middle of the sinus of Valsalva. • Residual AR. Underlying mechanism of AR, quality of valve tissue and patient factors (age, comorbidities and LV function) determine the decision of valve revision or replacement. 5 Grading the severity of aortic regurgitation Mild Moderate Severe <3 4–5 >6 Jet/LVOT diam. ratio (%) (Fig. 3 >500 499–250 <250 – ± ++ Vena contractaa (mm) b Regurgitant fractionc (%) d 2 Regurgitant orifice area (cm ) e Pressure half time (ms) f Diastolic flow reversal in desc.

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