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Table 2 Operative data

From: Midterm results of mitral valve repair with lifting annuloplasty strip for acute phase infective endocarditis

Variables No. (%)
Approach  
 Right thoracotomy 20 (74)
 Left thoracotomy 7 (26)
Repair techniques  
 Lifting annuloplasty with a strip 27 (100)
 Leaflet patching repair 22 (81)
 Posterior leaflet augmentation 9 (33)
 Artificial chordae formation 5 (19)
Lifting annuloplasty strip size  
 28 mm 4 (15)
 32 mm 10 (37)
 34 mm 13 (48)
Concomitant procedure 4 (15)
 Cox-Maze procedure 2
 Tricuspid annuloplasty 1
 Direct closure of persistent foramen ovale 1