Roberts P, Spina R, Vallely M, Wilson M, Bailey B, Celermajer DS Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2010 Aug;3(4):e14-5 PMID: 20716752 View the PubMed article Abstract
In the era of TAVI, there has been renewed interest in the outcomes of conventional AVR for high-risk patients. This study evaluates the short- and long-term outcomes of AVR in octogenarians.
The Medtronic Freestyle bioprosthesis (FSB) provides an alternative to other prostheses for both aortic valve and aortic root surgery. This paper is a systematic review of the post-operative outcomes in patients with aortic valve and/or aortic root disease following FSB implantation.
Seco M, Edelman JJ, Forrest P, Ng M, Wilson MK, Fraser J, Bannon PG, Vallely MP Heart Lung Circ 2014 Sep;23(9):794-801 PMID: 24851829 View the PubMed article Abstract Cardiac surgery is increasingly performed in elderly patients, and whilst the incidence of common risk factors associated with poorer outcome increases with age, recent studies suggest that … Continue reading Geriatric cardiac surgery: chronology vs. biology