Chapter 9. Mitral Stenosis

  1. George A. Stouffer MD
  1. Robert V. Kelly and
  2. Chadwick Huggins

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692608.ch9

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

How to Cite

Kelly, R. V. and Huggins, C. (2008) Mitral Stenosis, in Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician (ed G. A. Stouffer), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692608.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169172

Online ISBN: 9780470692608

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Keywords:

  • mitral stenosis;
  • mitral valve;
  • cardiac hemodynamics;
  • pulmonary artery;
  • mitral valve area

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cardiac hemodynamics in patients with MS

  • Quantification of severity MS

  • Calculating mitral valve area

  • Potential sources of error in quantifying the severity of MS by using the Gorlin formula in the cardiac catheterization laboratory

  • Physical examination in MS

  • Echocardiography

  • Hemodynamics of mitral valve surgery and percutaneous balloon mitral valvuloplasty(PBMV)

  • References