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RPR Repair for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Mount Sinai Health System
A 3-step repair for obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) consisting of resection of the septum, horizontal plication of the anterior mitral leaflet (AML), and release of abnormal papillary muscle attachments.
Published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, December 2012; 94: 1990-1998. "Role of Mitral Valve Plication in the Surgical Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy" by Balaram et al.