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Does Left Atrial Enlargement Contribute to Mitral Leaflet Tethering in Patients with Functional Mitral Regurgitation? Proposed Role of Atriogenic Leaflet Tethering.
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PMID:  24840556     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Papillary muscle repositioning due to left ventricular remodeling is thought to be the primary mechanism responsible for functional mitral regurgitation. This article proposes that remodeling (enlargement) of the left atrium also plays a role in the pathogenesis of functional mitral regurgitation, through a novel mechanism-atriogenic leaflet tethering-described herein.
Jeffrey J Silbiger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-5-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1540-8175     ISO Abbreviation:  Echocardiography     Publication Date:  2014 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-5-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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