Bridging annuloplasty for left atrioventricular valve of partial atrioventricular septal defect

Ryo Aeba, Mikihiko Kudo, Kazuma Okamoto, Ryohei Yozu

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Residual left atrioventricular valve regurgitation after conventional repair technique for partial atrioventricular septal defect most commonly occurs in the central position. We describe here the technique for bridging annuloplasty on the opposing anterior and posterior annuli of the atrioventricular valve in selected patients with short leaflets.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e137-e139
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2012 May 1


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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