Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery i patient selection, evaluation, and planning

Gorav Ailawadi, Arvind K. Agnihotri, John R. Mehall, J. Alan Wolfe, Brian W. Hummel, Trevor M. Fayers, R. Saeid Farivar, Eugene A. Grossi, T. Sloane Guy, W. Clark Hargrove, Junaid H. Khan, Eric J. Lehr, S. Chris Malaisrie, Douglas A. Murphy, Evelio Rodriguez, William H. Ryan, Arash Salemi, Romualdo J. Segurola, Richard J. Shemin, J. Michael SmithRobert L. Smith, Paul W. Weldner, Scott M. Goldman, Clifton T P Lewis, Glenn R. Barnhart*

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Widespread adoption of minimally invasive mitral valve repair and replacement may be fostered by practice consensus and standardization. This expert opinion, first of a 3-part series, outlines current best practices in patient evaluation and selection for minimally invasive mitral valve procedures, and discusses preoperative planning for cannulation and myocardial protection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)243-250
Number of pages8
JournalInnovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2016


  • Heart valve
  • MVR
  • Minimally invasive surgery (includes port access
  • Minithoracotomy)
  • Mitral valve
  • Repair
  • Replacement
  • Surgery/incisions/exposure/techniques

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Surgery


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