Laparoscopic mitral valve repair for twenty-four years old female for the first time in Gaza
For the majority of surgeons, mitral valve repair has become the method of choice for surgical correction of mitral regurgitation, in the Gaza Strip Dr. Mohammed Nassar head of the cardiac surgery department at the Shifa Medical Complex came across a 24-year-old female patient who was diagnosed with severe mitral valve regurgitation (mitral valve).
Dr. Nassar said during an interview: ” After a thorough evaluation of the patient’s case we decided to perform Laparoscopic mitral valve repair despite the limited resources that are essential for this procedure”.
This procedure is performed by connecting the patient to a cardiac perfusion system through the right femoral artery, then the patient’s temperature was cooled to 29 degrees Celsius, and a small incision is performed by 8 cm incision on the right side of the chest.
A medical team complained from 30 people attended the operation He noted that this operation was attended by a team of about 30 people including anesthesiologist Dr. Nahed Al- Gharpia and Dr. Saher Abu Ghaly, Cardiac Surgeon, and Dr. Luay Al-Khalidi a specialist in general surgery and has experience in thoracic and abdominal endoscopic surgery, cardiac perfusion specialists, operative nurses, doctors and nurse practitioners of cardiac care.