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Surgical options of ischemic mitral regurgitation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20539099     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Mitral regurgitation after a myocardial infarction is common. It can occur acutely or chronically, and its presence portends a poor prognosis. The focus of this article will be on chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation. We will discuss the current concepts of its pathophysiology, the benefits of revascularization, along with the surgical, and percutaneous therapeutic options.
Orlando Santana; Joseph Lamelas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology in review     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1538-4683     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Rev     Publication Date:    2010 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-11     Completed Date:  2010-10-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9304686     Medline TA:  Cardiol Rev     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  163-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
Echocardiography Laboratory, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / instrumentation,  methods
Coronary Artery Bypass
Heart Valve Prosthesis
Mitral Valve / surgery
Mitral Valve Insufficiency / classification,  etiology*,  physiopathology,  surgery*
Myocardial Ischemia / complications*,  therapy
Myocardial Revascularization
Papillary Muscles / surgery
Treatment Outcome

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