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Mitral valve repair in a transplanted heart via right thoracotomy.

Authors
  • Ladowski, J S
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2000
Volume
70
Issue
5
Pages
1723–1725
Identifiers
PMID: 11093530
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

With increasing longevity of many heart transplant recipients, the need for cardiac surgery upon the transplanted heart will become more common Herein is presented an illustrative case that reinforces the utility of a right-side thoracotomy to approach valve repair in the transplanted heart.

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