Echocardiography 2017 Sep 24. Epub 2017 Sep 24.
Heart Center, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA.
Mitral valve construction using extracellular matrix (ECM) is a relatively new procedure. In this case, a 15-month-old boy with a history of severe mitral valve regurgitation secondary to endocarditis underwent mitral valve surgery. Mitral valve repair was not possible, and thus, a 17 mm extracellular matrix cylinder valve (ECM-CV) was constructed for valve replacement. Read More