Mitral regurgitation

Jim Newton, Nikant Sabharwal, Saul Myerson, Steven Westaby and Bernard Prendergast

in Valvular Heart Disease

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199559237
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726200 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Mitral regurgitation

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Introduction - Epidemiology - Aetiology - Symptoms - Clinical signs - Complications - Initial investigations - Differential diagnosis - Echocardiographic assessment - Carpentier classification - Grading severity - Surveillance - Medical therapy - Indications for surgery - Management algorithm for severe mitral regurgitation

Chapter.  4920 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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