[Diagnosis of idiopathic mitral valve prolapse by two-dimensional echocardiography: evaluation of its clinical significance in the prospective follow-up study].

Abstract

One hundred and five cases with idiopathic mitral valve prolapse (MVP) diagnosed by two-dimensional (2-D) echocardiography were classified into 5 groups according to the grade of prolapse (Fig. 1), 47 cases of which were followed prospectively for average 2.9 years. 1) Most of the cases with MVP of grade 3 or less showed normal left ventricular diastolic… (More)

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