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Annuloplasty for severe mitral regurgitation due to dilated cardiomyopathy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8651797     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a 74-year-old woman who underwent corrective annuloplasty for severe mitral regurgitation due to dilated cardiomyopathy. Postoperatively, congestive heart failure improved, with her New York Heart Association status changing from IV to II, although her cardiac functional improvement was minimal. Severe mitral regurgitation may be the indication for annuloplasty in symptomatic patients with dilated cardiomyopathy when cardiac transplantation is not indicated.
Authors:
Y Kameda; S Kitamura; K Kawachi; T Kawata
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1996 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-07-22     Completed Date:  1996-07-22     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1829-32     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery III, Nara Medical College, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated / complications*
Female
Heart Failure / etiology,  therapy
Humans
Mitral Valve / surgery*
Mitral Valve Insufficiency / etiology,  surgery*
Papillary Muscles / pathology
Ventricular Function, Left

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