Chapter 35. Mitral Valve Regurgitation

  1. Julien I. E. Hoffman MD, FRCP Professor of Pediatrics (Emeritus) Senior Member

Published Online: 27 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch35

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

How to Cite

Hoffman, J. I. E. (2009) Mitral Valve Regurgitation, in The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch35

Author Information

  1. Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179270

Online ISBN: 9781444314045

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Keywords:

  • mitral valve regurgitation;
  • mitral valved prolapse;
  • type II - prolapse of leaflets due to absence or chordae tendineae elongation;
  • cleft mitral valve;
  • double-orifice mitral valve;
  • valve repair versus replacement;
  • valve replacement with prognosis being worse;
  • reoperation - severe residual or recurrent mitral regurgitation, or mitral stenosis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathological anatomy and physiology

  • Pathophysiology

  • Natural history

  • Unnatural history

  • References