We describe a new type of mitral annuloplasty ring designed for use in the massively dilated mitral annulus. The ring can be fabricated at the operating table from a 4-mm Gore-Tex graft and umbilical tape and can be adapted in size to fit a mitral annulus of any diameter.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine