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You are here: Contents > 2012 > Volume 21 Number 1 January 2012 > MITRAL VALVE DISEASE > New Echocardiography-Based Classification of Mitral Valve Pathology: Relevance to Surgical Valve Repair

New Echocardiography-Based Classification of Mitral Valve Pathology: Relevance to Surgical Valve Repair

Pravin M. Shah, Aidan A. Raney 

Hoag Heart Valve Center, Newport Beach, California, USA

A new echocardiography-based classification of mitral valve pathology is proposed, the adoption of which may provide a uniform approach to the assessment of individual cases by the cardiologist, cardiac anesthesiologist, and surgeon. This type of approach

may facilitate the planning and execution of valve repair techniques, with higher rates of success than are currently reported.

The Journal of Heart Valve Disease 2012;21:37-40

New Echocardiography-Based Classification of Mitral Valve Pathology: Relevance to Surgical Valve Repair

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