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Mitral Valve Repair and Old Age: a Possible and Useful Combination.
  • Guglielmo Actis Dato,
  • Giulia Actis Dato
Guglielmo Actis Dato
Azienda Ospedaliera Ordine Mauriziano di Torino
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Giulia Actis Dato
Maastricht UMC+
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Abstract

Over the last few years cardiac changed radically and so has the average age of the heart disease population progressively increased. Mitral valve surgery has a significant margin for progress in conservative vs replacement strategy. Mitral disease due to insufficiency in the elderly population has historically suffered from lower repair rates but deficiency alone should not limit repair operations in a specialized environment ensuring good survival.
11 Sep 2022Submitted to Journal of Cardiac Surgery
12 Sep 2022Assigned to Editor
12 Sep 2022Submission Checks Completed
12 Sep 2022Editorial Decision: Accept