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Case 50

Rajkumar Rajendram, Javed Ehtisham and Colin Forfar

in Oxford Case Histories in Cardiology

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Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9780199556786
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753305 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199556786.003.0407

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 50

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A 75-year-old man who had had a mechanical MVR (Bjork-Shiley) performed for mitral stenosis 20 years previously presented with worsening breathlessness and reduced exercise tolerance. He had NYHA class IV heart failure, rate-controlled chronic AF and a pansystolic murmur.

Chapter.  2556 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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