Limited experimental and clinical experience with extracardiac bypass of the mitral valve has been reported. We described the case history of a 3-year-old child in whom a left atrial-left ventricular valved conduit was successfully used to bypass a severely hypoplastic parachute mitral valve. The potential applications of this unconventional surgical option are reviewed.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery|
|Publication status||Published - 1986|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine