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  • Condition: Congenital Aortic Stenosis
  • Journal: Journal of interventional cardiology
  • Treatment Used: Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Number of Patients: 30
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of balloon valvuloplasty for treating congenital aortic stenosis.
  • Condition: Native Mitral Valve Disease
  • Journal: Texas Heart Institute journal
  • Treatment Used: Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Number of Patients: 66
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This review of the literature reviewed patients with native mitral valve disease who underwent transcatheter access treatment.
  • Condition: Atrial Fibrillation (AF) and Left Atrial Enlargement (LAE).
  • Journal: PloS one
  • Treatment Used: Novel Oral Anticoagulants versus Warfarin
  • Number of Patients: 40777
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The study compared the outcomes between novel oral anticoagulants versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and left atrial enlargement (LAE).
  • Condition: Residual Significant Mitral Regurgitation (MR) Following Transcatheter Mitral Valve Interventions (TAVR)
  • Journal: JACC. Cardiovascular interventions
  • Treatment Used: Transcatheter Treatment
  • Number of Patients: 24178
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This study evaluated transcatheter treatment of residual significant mitral regurgitation (leakage of blood backward through the mitral valve each time the left ventricle contracts; MR) following transcatheter aortic valve replacement (procedure to replace a narrowed aortic valve that fails to open properly; TAVR).
  • Condition: Functional Mitral Stenosis
  • Journal: Circulation
  • Treatment Used: Mitral Valve Repair with Leaflet Resection or Leaflet Preservation
  • Number of Patients: 104
  • Published —
This study compared the clinical outcome of using a mitral valve repair with leaflet resection or preservation to treat patients with functional mitral stenosis.
  • Condition: Severe Mitral Regurgitation (MR)
  • Journal: Current cardiology reports
  • Treatment Used: MitraClip Device
  • Number of Patients: NULL
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This article discusses the importance of procedural planning and patient selection when using the MitraClip device in treating severe mitral regurgitation (MR).
  • Condition: Perioperative Low-output Syndrome
  • Journal: NULL
  • Treatment Used: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Number of Patients: 576
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of using veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for the treatment of perioperative low-output-syndrome.
  • Condition: Rheumatic Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Journal: Brazilian journal of cardiovascular surgery
  • Treatment Used: Minithoracotomy Versus Conventional Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 128
  • Published —
In this study, researchers compared the outcomes of undergoing a minithoracotomy versus conventional mitral valve surgery for the treatment of rheumatic mitral valve stenosis.
  • Condition: Mitral Stenosis
  • Journal: Journal of cardiothoracic surgery
  • Treatment Used: Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Number of Patients: 184
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This study evaluated the risk of mitral valve replacement (surgery to replace all or part of the mitral valve) in patients with mitral stenosis (narrowing of the heart's mitral valve) with smaller than normal left ventricular cavity.
  • Condition: Evans Syndrome
  • Journal: Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery
  • Treatment Used: Cardiac Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This article documented heart valve surgery in a patient with Evans syndrome, a rare hematological disease who was receiving monoclonal antibody therapy.
  • Condition: Thymectomy in a Patient with Ocular Myasthenia Gravis
  • Journal: The heart surgery forum
  • Treatment Used: Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
The case reports a mitral valve replacement in thymectomy in a patient with ocular myasthenica gravis.
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