Duvuru Ram, MD, Ismail Bouhout, MD, Irem Karliova, MD, Ulrich Schneider, MD, Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD,Hans-Joachim Schäfers, MD
Background: The bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) frequently requires surgical intervention for aortic regurgitation (AR) and aneurysm. Valve-preserving surgery for BAV has evolved over the last 25 years.
Methods: This review summarized experience in BAV repair with a special focus on predictors of failure and specific surgical techniques addressing them.
Results: Excellent repair stability can be achieved if a standardized approach addressing all pathologic components of aortic valve and root is used. Anatomic variations must be addressed with special approaches.
Conclusions: Today, BAV repair leads to excellent stability if an anatomy-oriented concept is used. Further improvements of clinical results and reproducibility can be anticipated.
Professor Ajit P. Yoganathan, PhD: "From bench to bedside": Celebrating his contributions to cardiac surgery with an honorary fellowship from the American Association for Thoracic SurgeryPedro Del Nido, MD, David H. Adams, MD
Surgical and Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement in Mitral Annular Calcification: A Systematic ReviewSophia Alexis, Aaqib Malik, Ahmed El‐Eshmawi, Isaac George, Aditya Sengupta, Susheel Kodali, Rebecca Hahn, Omar Khalique, Syed Zaid, Mayra Guerrero, Vinayak Bapat, Martin Leon, David H. Adams, and Gilbert Tang
- Vincent Chauvette, MD, Maral Ouzounian, MD, Jennifer Chung, MD, Mark Peterson, MD, Munir Boodhwani, MD, Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD, François Dagenais, MD, Matthew Valdis, MD, Michael W A Chu, MD
- Vincent Chauvette, MD, Elbert E Williams, MD, Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD