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A retrospective analysis of mitral valve pathology in the setting of bicuspid aortic valves
The therapeutic implications of bicuspid aortic valve associations have come under scrutiny in the transcatheter aortic valve implantation era. We evaluate the spectrum of mitral valve disease in patients with bicuspid ...
A retrospective audit of mitral valve repair surgery at Tygerberg Hospital
(South African Heart Association, 2018)
Background: Mitral valve repair is well established as the preferred treatment modality for the majority of patients with degenerative mitral valve disease requiring intervention. Valve repair offers a distinct event-free ...
Inter-scallop separations of the posterior leaflet of the mitral valve : an important cause of pathological mitral regurgitation in rheumatic heart disease screening
The 2012 World Heart Federation (WHF) criteria for echocardiographic diagnosis of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) identify that the finding of ‘pathological’ mitral regurgitation (MR) in a screened individual increases the ...