Chapter 4. Mitral Valve

  1. Navin C. Nanda MD, FACC, FAHA Professor of Medicine Director1,2,
  2. Ming Chon Hsiung MD Physician Associate Researcher3,4,
  3. Andrew P. Miller MD, FACC, FAHA Assistant Professor of Medicine5,6 and
  4. Fadi G. Hage MD Assistant Professor6,7

Published Online: 14 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320305.ch4

Live/Real Time 3D Echocardiography

Live/Real Time 3D Echocardiography

How to Cite

Nanda, N. C., Hsiung, M. C., Miller, A. P. and Hage, F. G. (2010) Mitral Valve, in Live/Real Time 3D Echocardiography, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320305.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Heart Station/Echocardiography Laboratories University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

  2. 2

    Echocardiography Laboratory, The Kirklin Clinic, University of Alabama Health Services Foundation Birmingham, AL, USA

  3. 3

    Division of Cardiology, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China

  4. 4

    Department of Medical Research and Education, Cheng Hsin General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China

  5. 5

    CardioVascular Associates, PC, Birmingham, AL, USA

  6. 6

    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA

  7. 7

    Section of Cardiology, Birmingham Veteran's Administration Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 2 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405161411

Online ISBN: 9781444320305

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Keywords:

  • mitral valve (MV) - evaluation of MV, appreciation of its complex geometry;
  • 3D transthoracic echocardiography (3DTTE) - improvement 2D transesophageal echocardiography (2DTEE);
  • live/real time 3D transthoracic echocardiography in mitral stenosis;
  • QLAB software;
  • mitral regurgitation vena contracta area - live 3D color Doppler transthoracic echocardiography (3D VCA);
  • mitral valve prolapse (MVP) and MV repair;
  • 2DTTE and 2DTEE - in delineating and localizing MVP;
  • mitral regurgitation vena contracta area by live/real time 3D color Doppler transthoracic echocardiography (3D VCA);
  • live/real time 3D transthoracic assessment of MV scallop/segment prolapse using QLAB

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mitral stenosis

  • Mitral regurgitation

  • Mitral valve prolapse

  • Summary

  • References