• Vol. 42 No. 2, 85–87
  • 15 February 2013

Asia’s First Successful Minimally Invasive Transapical Transcatheter Mitral Valve-in-Valve Implantation


Dear Editor,

Reoperation for mitral valve re-replacement in patients with patent coronary bypass grafts can be a formidable task in the elderly. We report a patient that was successfully treated using a novel minimally invasive approach via the apex of the left ventricle.

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