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Minimally invasive mitral surgery discussion

This is a panel discussion following a state of the art mitral valve surgery session.

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Who should not have a mini-mitral procedure?

Professor Thierry Carrel of University Hospital Bern, Switzerland considers the outcomes from minimally-invasive mitral valve surgery and explores possible contraindications to this approach.

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Mini mitral for bileaflet prolapse

H Vanermen (Brussels, Belgium) describes the principles of minimally-invasive mitral valve repair for bi-leaflet prolapse, before giving video demonstrations of his techniques.

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Why a minimally invasive programme?

I Ahmed (Brighton, UK) argues in favour of developing minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.

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Why not a minimally invasive mitral programme?

S Livesey (Southampton, UK) argues against the widespread adoption of minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.

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Mini-AVR right anterior thoracotomy

Mattia Glauber of Instituto Clinico Sant’ Amgrogio, Milan argues in favour of the right anterior mini-thoracotomy approach for the performance of minimally invasive aortic valve replacement. He uses a short video to illustrate the technique of sutureless valve insertion.

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Mini AVR MiniStern trial

S Nair (Newcastle, UK) presents an update on the mini-sternotomy trial for aortic valve replacement.

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Minimally invasive AVR is more than just cosmetic – the counter argument

John Pepper of the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, London, United Kingdom, as part of a debate, puts forward the alternate view that there is not yet the evidence for superiority of minimally invasive aortic valve replacement over a full

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Mini AVR with sutureless valves

O Dapunt (Oldenburg, Germany) describes the different types of sutureless valves available, with a video demonstration of an Enable valve insertion.

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Concomitant AF ablation during minimally-invasive mitral valve surgery

Joseph Zacharias of the Lancashire Cardiac Centre, Blackpool, UK gives an overview of the evidence for the use of ablation for atrial fibrillation in minimal access mitral valve surgery. He demonstrates his use of cryoablation and reviews his results.

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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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Mini AVR MAVRIC trial

A Goodwin (Middlesbrough, UK) gives a detailed description of the manubrium-only approach to minimally invasive aortic valve replacement and explains the set-up of the MAVRIC trial.

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Mini mitral for posterior prolapse

J-F Obadia (Lyon, France) describes his minimally invasive mitral valve repair techniques, emphasising setup and how he measures the length of the goretex neochordae.

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Mini mitral in special circumstances

H Vanermen (Brussels, Belgium) discusses SAM and how it can be repaired endoscopically.

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Minimally invasive mitral programme setup

P Modi (Liverpool, UK) describes how he set up a minimally invasive mitral valve programme in Liverpool.

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Endoscopic totally closed chest mitral repair

A Yilmaz (Amsterdam, Netherlands) describes his techniques for minimally-invasive mitral valve repair, including a video demonstration.

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Mini AVR benefits

M Jahangiri (London, UK) describes her technique for mini-AVR and reviews the results.

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Mini AVR approaches

M Murzi (Massa, Italy) describes a single centre experience with minimally invasive aortic valve replacement via right anterior minithoracotomy compared with ministernotomy.

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My minimally invasive mitral challenges – tips and tricks

Prof T Doenst (Jena, Germany) argues in favour of a minimally invasive approach to mitral valve surgery in suitable cases. Using video demonstrations, he demonstrates his approach to a number of potentially challenging situations.

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First line treatment of mitral valve disease should be by open sternotomy

F Wells (Cambridge, UK) argues against the routine use of a minimal-access approach to mitral valve surgery. He recognises that good results for non-complex disease can be achieved in expert hands but believes that the open appoach is more appropriate

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Manubrial AVR

E Akowuah (Middlesbrough, UK) describes his early experience with the technique of aortic valve replacement via a manubrial incision.

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AVR ministernotomy trial

S Nair (Cambridge, UK) gives an overview of a single centre ongoing trial of mini- versus full sternotomy for aortic valve replacement.

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Mini-sternotomy AVR tips

C Young (London, UK) gives a detailed description of his techniques for minimal-access aortic valve replacement.

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Right anterior thoracotomy AVR

B Gersak (Ljubljana, Slovenia) describes his techniques for performing aortic valve replacement via a right anterior mini-thoracotomy.

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Endoscopic mitral valve surgery with endoclamp

B Gersak (Ljubljana, Slovenia) describes his techniques for minimally-invasive mitral valve surgery using an endoclamp.

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Thoracoscopic IMA harvest

A de Souza (London, UK) describes his technique for endoscopic internal mammary artery harvest.

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Sutureless valves in high risk AVR

C Young (London, UK) and S Livesey (Southampton, UK) argue for the use of sutureless valves in high-risk aortic valve replacement.

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Mini-mitral surgery: state of the art in Europe

P Perier (Bad Neustadt/Saale, Germany) reviews the evolution of minimally-invasive mitral valve surgery.

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Anaesthetic implications of mini-mitral surgery

K Khan (Middlesbrough, UK) discusses his approach to anaesthesia in minimally-invasive mitral valve surgery, describing tips and tricks based on his unit’s experience.

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VATS AF ablation

M Castella (Barcelona, Spain) uses a number of video clips to help explain his approach to minimally invasive atrial fibrillation surgery.

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MIDCAB procedure evolution

R Stanbridge (London, UK) describes the evolution of minimally invasive coronary surgery from his initial experience in 1995, and considers the results of the procedure.

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Endoscopic mitral valve surgery with portaclamp

I Birdi (Basildon, UK) discusses and shows a video demonstration of his techniques in minimally invasive mitral surgery.

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Endoscopic tricuspid valve surgery

J Zacharias (Blackpool, UK) describes some tips in performing endoscopic tricuspid valve surgery.

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Mini mitral anaesthesia

D Cheng (London, Canada) gives an overview of the anaesthetic implications of minimally invasive mitral surgery.

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MIDCAB programme setup

E Akowuah (Middlesbrough, UK) shares his experience of setting up a minimally-invasive coronary surgery programme.

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Mini Bentall procedure

T Yan (Sydney, Australia), with the aid of video clips, describes the mini-Bentall procedure through a partial upper sternotomy.

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Right mini-thoracotomy sutureless AVR

M Solinas (Massa, Italy) presents his experience with the right anterior mini-thoracotomy approach for aortic valve replacement, including a video demonstration of the sutureless technique with the Perceval prosthesis.

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Minimally invasive AVR, does size matter?

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Manubrium limited AVR

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Building a MIS solution

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Total antegrade perfusion in minimally invasive surgery

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