Chapter 8. Mitral Valve Prolapse

  1. Celia Oakley MD, FRCP, FESC, FACC1 and
  2. Carole A Warnes MD, FRCP, FACC2
  1. Bernard Iung

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470994955.ch8

Heart Disease in Pregnancy, Second Edition

Heart Disease in Pregnancy, Second Edition

How to Cite

Iung, B. (2007) Mitral Valve Prolapse, in Heart Disease in Pregnancy, Second Edition (eds C. Oakley and C. A. Warnes), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470994955.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor (Emeritus) of Clinical Cardiology, Imperial College School of Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK

  2. 2

    Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine and Pediatric Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134880

Online ISBN: 9780470994955

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Keywords:

  • mitral valve prolapse;
  • epidemiology;
  • pathological features;
  • echocardiography;
  • mitral regurgitation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Epidemiology

  • Pathological features

  • Clinical presentation

  • Echocardiographic examination

  • Prognosis

  • Principles of treatment

  • Key points