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Functional ventricularisation of the left atrium--severe mitral valve prolapse paradoxically resulting in minimal regurgitation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15113018     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Mitral valve prolapse is a common condition often associated with mitral regurgitation. Intuitively, one would expect a positive correlation between the severity of mitral valve prolapse and the associated regurgitation. This assumption is overturned by an unusual case of functional ventricularisation of the left atrium due to severe mitral valve prolapse which paradoxically resulted in minimal regurgitation.
E W Lau; N Prasad
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of echocardiography : the journal of the Working Group on Echocardiography of the European Society of Cardiology     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1525-2167     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Echocardiogr     Publication Date:  2004 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-04-28     Completed Date:  2004-06-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100890618     Medline TA:  Eur J Echocardiogr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  82-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1Y 4W7.
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MeSH Terms
Echocardiography, Doppler, Color
Mitral Valve Insufficiency / complications,  ultrasonography*
Mitral Valve Prolapse / complications,  ultrasonography*
Risk Assessment
Sensitivity and Specificity
Severity of Illness Index
Ventricular Dysfunction, Left / complications,  ultrasonography*

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