Chapter

Valvular Regurgitation

Rick A. Nishimura

in Mayo Clinic Cardiology

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199915712
Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322824 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199915712.003.0789

Series: Mayo Clinic Scientific Press

Valvular Regurgitation

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Mitral regurgitation and aortic regurgitation are reviewed in this chapter. Causes, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, evaluation, natural history, and treatment are covered for each type of valvular regurgitation. Mitral valve prolapse is also reviewed.

Chapter.  6405 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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