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Outcome of mitral valve repair in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus.
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PMID:  23087284     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a 17-year-old woman with a 5-year history of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The patient referred to us with the rheumatic involvement of the mitral valve and was treated with mitral valve repair by ring annuloplasty and anterior leaflet augmentation with autologous pericardium. Follow-up, however, disclosed precocious calcification of the valve, necessitating mitral valve replacement.
Authors:
Farideh Roshanali; Saeed Oraii; Hossein Mandegar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-10-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Day General Hospital, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran.
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