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Accessory fibrous band causing anterior mitral valve leaflet restriction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12173859     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 20-year-old woman with neurofibromatosis (type I), presented with heart failure due to severe mitral regurgitation. Echocardiography and surgery revealed an accessory fibrous band causing anterior mitral valve leaflet restriction. Resection of the fibrous band and correction of the mitral valve using the accessory fibrous band was performed. The further postoperative course was uncomplicated.
Authors:
Irmien Vlassak; Muhammed Mumtaz; Gosta Pettersson; James D Thomas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  74     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2002 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-08-13     Completed Date:  2002-09-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  592-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Female
Humans
Mitral Valve / abnormalities*,  surgery*
Mitral Valve Insufficiency / etiology,  surgery*
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