Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation (TMVI) Round Table Discussion - Session 1 - Mitral Valve Surgery

 

In the first video from the Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation (TMVI) Round Table Discussion, the assembled panel of internationally-recognised opinion leaders discuss the Role of Mitral Surgery

Designed to support the continuous education of practicing physicians, this session shares leading opinion and addresses the following questions and key educational objectives:

  • Mitral Valve Anatomy
  • Mitral valve surgery (repair, replacement, annuloplasty)
  • Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery
  • Surgical  outcome figures
  • Who is not amenable to surgery?

The panel for this session comprises:

  • Simon Kennon (Chair), London Chest Hospital, London, UK
  • Inderpaul Birdi, Essex Cardiothoracic Centre, Basildon, UK
  • Georg Lutter, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Germany
  • Neil E Moat, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust, Harefield, UK
  • Lars Søndergaard, Rigshospitalet Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
  • Nina Wunderlich, Cardiovascular Center Darmstadt, Germany

Radcliffe Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology Review extend their thanks to all panel members.

Members of the panel have also provided the following references to aid this discussion:

http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/pmidlookup?view=long&pmid=11568020

http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/pmidlookup?view=long&pmid=7850937

Members of the panel have also provided the following additional resources to aid this discussion:

Minimally Invasive MV Surgery Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NZV13Ru2Sk&feature=youtu.be