Mitral valve laceration

Jaffar Khan (NIH/NHLBI)
Project description:
Cardiac surgical illustrations of the technique of intentional laceration of the anterior mitral valve leaflet to prevent left ventricular outflow tract obstruction.
Manuscript title:
Intentional Laceration of the Anterior Mitral Valve Leaflet to Prevent Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction During Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement: Pre-Clinical Findings.
JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 Sep 12;9(17):1835-43.
PMID: 27609260
Illustrator: Alan Hoofring