[Clinical pictures and prognosis of mitral valve prolapse in the middle-aged and old-aged patients].

@article{Chikamori1988ClinicalPA,
  title={[Clinical pictures and prognosis of mitral valve prolapse in the middle-aged and old-aged patients].},
  author={Taishiro Chikamori and Yoshinori Doi and Hiroki Odawara and N Hamashige and O Kuzume and Yosuke Yonezawa and Takuya Ozawa},
  journal={Journal of cardiology. Supplement},
  year={1988},
  volume={18},
  pages={113-8, discussion 119-20}
}
The age as an important factor influencing the prognosis of mitral valve prolapse (MVP) was assessed by comparing two age groups; 26 cases whose ages were younger than 49 years, and 27 cases more than 50 years. 1. The aged group had higher incidence of dyspnea and enlarged heart most probably due to insidious heart failure. 2. The aged group frequently had… CONTINUE READING