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Mitral valve reconstruction in the presence of infection
  1. S A Livesey
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr Steven A Livesey
    Mailpoint 46, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK; steve.livesey{at}


Reconstruction of the mitral valve offers an alternative to replacement in the treatment of active infective endocarditis, with long term benefits for the patient

  • mitral reconstruction
  • endocarditis
  • mitral regurgitation

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  • Published Online First 10 October 2005