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Andrea L. Axtell, MD, MPH

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Philicia Moonsamy, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Jacob P. Dal-Bianco, MD

Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Jonathan J. Passeri, MD

Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Thoralf M. Sundt, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Serguei Melnitchouk, MD, MPH

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

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The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- identify minimally invasive mitral valve repair as a surgical technique with comparable outcomes to conventional surgical technique.
- recognize the value of Gor-Tex neochords in minimally invasive mitral valve repair.
- modify their surgical techniques to use nonresectional approach to mitral valve repair.
- appraise their surgical techniques for minimally invasive approach to mitral valve repair.
- compare the short and mid-term durability results of the minimally invasive mitral valve repair to the conventional repair techniques.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2020-Feb-01
Expiration Date:2022-Feb-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$0.00-$572.00
System Requirements:
CMEs are free for The Annals Subscribers.
Subscribe to the journal for $572.00 USD/yr.

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