Topic Description :
Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair; The Best Option For Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation
- Mitral valve repair surgery; What you need to know…
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- Mitral valve repair: moving towards a personalized ring
Dr. Xavier Ruyra
About the Speaker:
Dr. Ruyra obtained his medical degree and specialist training in European and American universities. He is one of the leading experts in use of using the Ross procedure for valve repair, which eliminates the need to replace valves with artificial prosthetics, and he is also an authority in reconstructive surgery of the heart chambers. He is a specialist in minimally invasive heart surgery and in bloodless heart surgery and has developed multiple surgical techniques that are minimally damaging to the patient’s heart and body (coronary surgery with the heart beating, extracorporeal minicirculation devices, atrial fibrillation surgery, and bloodless heart surgery).
He combines his work as a surgeon with teaching at the University of Barcelona where he is an Associate Cardiac Surgery. He has published 51 articles in specialist journals and 3 book chapters; he has also participated in many international conferences and seminars and has developed several patents for devices used for valve repair and reconstruction.