Chapter 5. Mitral Valve Disease

  1. Jan Poelaert Clinical Director1 and
  2. Karl Skarvan Professor of Anaesthesiolog2
  1. Heinz M. Loick,
  2. Thomas Wichter and
  3. Christoph Schmidt

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760239.ch5

Transoesophageal Echocardiography in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Second Edition

Transoesophageal Echocardiography in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Second Edition

How to Cite

Loick, H. M., Wichter, T. and Schmidt, C. (2004) Mitral Valve Disease, in Transoesophageal Echocardiography in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Second Edition (eds J. Poelaert and K. Skarvan), BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760239.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Cardiac Anaesthesia and Postoperative Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Gent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium

  2. 2

    University of Basel, Kantonsspital Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917966

Online ISBN: 9780470760239

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Keywords:

  • mitral valve disease;
  • haemodynamics;
  • valve regurgitation;
  • pathophysiological changes;
  • cardiopulmonary bypass

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Anatomy/Physiology

  • Diseases Of The Mitral Valve

  • Diagnostic Tools Of Transoesop Hageal Echocardiography And Classification Of Valve Dysfunction

  • Surgical Management

  • Perioperative Transoesophageal Echocardiographic Monitoring Evaluation Of The Mitral Valve Using Three Dimensional TOE

  • Costs And Benefits Of TOE In Mitral Valve Surgery