6 David TE. Replacement of chordae tendinae with expanded polytetrafluoroethylene sutures. J Card Surg 1994;4:286-90.
7 David TE, Omran A, Armstrong S, et al. Long-term results of mitral valve repair for myxomatous disease with and without chordal replacement with polytetrafluoroethylene sutures. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1998;115:1279-85 (discussion 1285-6).
8 Maisano F, Torraca L, Oypizzi M, et al. The edge-to-edge technique : a simplified method to correct mitral insufficiency. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 1998;13:240-45.
9 Alfieri O, Maisano F, De Bonis, et al. The double orifice technique in mitral valve repair: a simple solution for complex problems. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2001;122:674-81.
10 Yu HY, Su MY, Liao TY. Functional mitral regurgitation in chronic ischemic coronary artery disease: analysis of geometric alterations of mitral apparatus with magnetic resonance imaging. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2004;128:543-51.