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Transient severe reversible functional mitral regurgitation: a three-dimensional transoesophageal perspective.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19910317     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mrs B, a 49-year-old female, was referred to our institution for severe mitral regurgitation. Transthoracic echocardiography showed only a moderate organic mitral regurgitation, but a transient severe reversible functional mitral regurgitation was observed during transoesophageal echocardiography (TEE). Three-dimensional TEE clearly demonstrated the functional nature of the regurgitation with a transient and sudden tenting of the mitral leaflets with a circular mitral annulus resulting in a total absence of leaflet coaptation.
Authors:
Vincent Labbe; Patrick Charlier; Eric Brochet; Bernard Iung; Alec Vahanian; David Messika-Zeitoun
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2009-11-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of echocardiography : the journal of the Working Group on Echocardiography of the European Society of Cardiology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1532-2114     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Echocardiogr     Publication Date:  2010 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-08     Completed Date:  2010-11-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100890618     Medline TA:  Eur J Echocardiogr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Cardiology Department, AP-HP, Bichat Hospital, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris, France.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Echocardiography, Three-Dimensional / methods*
Echocardiography, Transesophageal / methods*
Female
Hodgkin Disease / radiotherapy
Humans
Middle Aged
Mitral Valve / radiation effects,  ultrasonography*
Mitral Valve Insufficiency / etiology,  ultrasonography*

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