Open heart surgery , Biology

Open Heart Surgery

These surgeries are done under alternative arrangements to continue oxygenated systemic blood supply, while the heart is operated on (Cardiopulmonary bypass).

Common open heart surgeries are:

Mitral stenosis

Open mitral valvotomy or commissurotomy 

Removal of thrombi from atrium and its appendage

Commissure incision, separation of fused chordae

Splitting of underlying papillary muscle, and debriding the valve of calcium.

Mitral regurgitation

Annuloplasty Reconstruction of the valve leaflets and the annulus

Tricuspid regurgitation

With or without the aid of prosthetic rings (carpentier ring).

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