Update on the Assessment of Severity and Management of Chronic Ischaemic Mitral Regurgitation

Dragoş Vinereanu, Andrea O Ciobanu
2017 Journal of Translational Medicine and Research  
Ischaemic mitral regurgitation is a relatively common finding in patients with acute or chronic coronary disease, as a consequence of left ventricular remodelling. Irrespective of its severity, ischaemic mitral regurgitation is an independent predictor of cardiovascular events and death. In this review, we discuss the current recommendations for a comprehensive evaluation of mitral regurgitation mechanism and severity, using standard and novel imaging techniques, and also the most recent
more » ... most recent results from randomized trials regarding complex interventional and surgical treatment choices, according to specific mechanisms and patient characteristics.
doi:10.21614/jtmr-22-1-108 fatcat:qi4y6xp5ufh23jwq5wnx5hmjl4