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UK mitral valve surgery status

B Bridgewater (Manchester, UK) explains how the UK database can be used to inform commissioning of mitral valve services.

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Mitral valve early intervention

B Bridgewater (Manchester, UK) introduces a session on early intervention in mitral valve repair. I Ahmed (Brighton, UK) argues in favour of early intervention. R Rosenhek (Vienna, Austria) prefers a watchful waiting approach. D Adams (New York, UK) discusses the

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Minimally invasive mitral – unpublished evidence

B Bridgewater (Manchester, UK) describes his personal experience of starting and then stopping a minimally invasive mitral programme.

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UK longterm mitral valve repair outcomes

B Bridgewater (Manchester, UK) explains how the UK database is used to analyse mitral valve repair rates and outcomes. A discussion follows.

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UK database current initiatives

B Bridgewater (Manchester, UK) explains some of the current initiatives around the use of the UK database.

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UK database revascularisation data

B Bridgewater (Manchester, UK) explains the analysis of the UK database data and demonstrates visualisation of the data via the Blue Book Online. A comparison of single versus bilateral mammary usage in coronary revascularisation is then made.

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Off-pump CABG database evidence

B Bridgewater (Manchester, UK) presents provisional analysis of off-pump vs on-pump CABG from the SCTS database.

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Cardiac surgery datasets

B Bridgewater (Manchester, UK) describes some of the statistical processes behind the SCTS database. A Wechsler (Philadelphia, USA) discusses different types of high level clinical trials and interpreting significance.

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SCTS database evidence for BIMA

B Bridgewater (Manchester, UK) presents figures from the SCTS database comparing single versus bilateral mammary artery use in CABG.

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