Resource videos on Aortic Valve Repair by Dr. Scott Rankin, Dr. Lawrence Wei and Dr. Vinay Badhwar. These videos discuss the advantages and newest innovations in aortic valve repair surgery for patients with aortic stenosis and aortic regurgitation.
BioStable HAART 200 Aortic Annuloplasty Device - Simplifying BAV Repair with Three-Dimensional Annuloplasty. In the inaugural issue of HAARTbeat, we explained how the HAART 300 device was developed from CT angiography studies of normal aortic valves and is designed to create normal three-dimensional annular shape based on leaflet sizing. In BAV disease, there is no such thing as “normal” annular shape and the presentation of the anatomy can be highly variable.
The BioStable HAART Center of Excellence training program partners with world class organizations and state-of-the art centers to champion expert training with the goal of simplifying and standardizing aortic valve repair. Each planned center will be able to host surgeons for didactic sessions and HAART case observation. More importantly, the peer to peer interaction will help further the physician learning and advance patient care.
Video: Brand new heart surgery saves San Antonio teen's life. A video posted on the CBS KENS-TV about a 15-year-old San Antonio boy who has a heart defect is getting a second chance at life thanks to a brand new procedure he was the first to receive.
Article provided by Northwestern Medicine. Northwestern Memorial Hospital surgeon first in Illinois to repair aortic valve. "Repairing a valve is always better than replacing a valve, and until now we have never had an aortic annuloplasty device for repair ’ said Dr. Malaisrie, ‘There’s a bright future for aortic valve repair, and this device [HAART 300 Annuloplasty Device] provides another opportunity for us to do so with better and longer-lasting repairs.’ …”