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Mitral Repair Techniques with Mitral Calcification

Join Piedmont Marcus Heart Valve Center experts in the operating room for an inside look at mitral valve repair surgery. The patient is a 71-year-old male with longstanding mitral regurgitation. Piedmont cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. James Kauten and cardiologist Dr. Randy Martin review the interesting aspects of the case, performed at the Marcus Heart Valve Center with Dr. David Adams of the Mitral Foundation, including how the decision to resect calcium led to the preservation of tissue.