The Challenge of Hammock Mitral Valve During Infancy: Precise Preoperative Advanced Imaging and Three-Dimensional Modeling Augments Customized Operative Valve Reconstruction

Dennis VanLoozen, Shawna McCafferty, William A. Lutin, Anastasios C. Polimenakos

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Abstract

Hammock mitral valve (MV), also known as anomalous mitral arcade, is a rare congenital anomaly. We report a case of a 10-month-old child who presented with congestive heart failure and was found to have severe mitral stenosis (MS) secondary to a hammock MV anomaly. Detailed advanced imaging with cardiac MRI and three-dimensional (3D) echocardiography favorably navigated a customized valve-sparing surgical reconstruction of the congenitally abnormal MV. Repair of a hammock MV is technically difficult with a guarded prognosis. Surgical experience is extremely limited and variable outcomes are reported. A rare case of severe MS secondary to hammock MV deformity with successful surgical repair and review of worldwide literature are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)633-636
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Cardiology
Volume39
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2018

Keywords

  • 3 Dimensional echocardiography
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Congenital mitral stenosis
  • Hammock mitral valve

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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