Purse-String Surgery for Mitral Regurgitation

This presentation describes:

  • Anatomy and pathophysiology of mitral valve disease
  • Circumferential annuloplasty with a purse-string suture
  • Surgical experience in 15 cases

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Copyright © 2002-2005 The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. James W. Buchanan
Students: Mike Pierdon (2002), Laurel Frydenborg (2003), Jay Hreiz (2005)