What you will learn
This chapter will provide you with in-depth knowledge that will help you determine the severity of mitral regurgitation. You will learn which factors determine whether a patient should undergo valve surgery and what the mechanism of mitral regurgitation is. A special section will be dedicated to practical issues such as how to view the specific portions of the mitral valve and how to find the origin of a jet.
- Prognosis, hemodynamics, cause
- Indications for surgery
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- MVP 10:24This video lecture is only available for subscribers!
- Flail 09:45This video lecture is only available for subscribers!
- Other Causes 06:16This video lecture is only available for subscribers!
- Quantification 23:14This video lecture is only available for subscribers!
- Mechanisms 31:38This video lecture is only available for subscribers!
- Surgery 07:21This video lecture is only available for subscribers!
- Summary 03:10This video lecture is only available for subscribers!
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