A successful report of mitral valve repair for parachute-like mitral valve in adult

  • Yuki IkenoEmail author
  • Koki Yokawa
  • Soichiro Henmi
  • Hidekazu Nakai
  • Katsuhiro Yamanaka
  • Takeshi Inoue
  • Hidekazu Tanaka
  • Hiroshi Tanaka
  • Kenichi Hirata
  • Yutaka Okita
Case Report


A 65 year-old man was diagnosed with congestive heart failure secondary to severe mitral regurgitation resulting from a parachute-like asymmetrical mitral valve. We performed mitral annuloplasty and triangular resection of the thick tissue. The postoperative course was uneventful with no recurrence of mitral regurgitation.


Parachute mitral valve Mitral valve repair Adult congenital 


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Conflict of interest

Yuki Ikeno has no conflict of interest. Koki Yokawa has no conflict of interest. Soichiro Henmi has no conflict of interest. Hidekazu Nakai has no conflict of interest. Katsuhiro Yamanaka has no conflict of interest. Takeshi Inoue has no conflict of interest. Hidekazu Tanaka has no conflict of interest. Hiroshi Tanaka has no conflict of interest. Kenichi Hirata has no conflict of interest. Yutaka Okita has no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of SurgeryKobe University Graduate School of MedicineKobeJapan
  2. 2.Department of CardiologyKobe UniversityKobeJapan

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