[Mitral surgery: prognostic and survival factors. Value of the French score].

@article{Maillet1997MitralSP,
  title={[Mitral surgery: prognostic and survival factors. Value of the French score].},
  author={Jean Michel Maillet and Jo{\"e}l Coste and Jan Fouchard},
  journal={Presse medicale},
  year={1997},
  volume={26 23},
  pages={1084-8}
}
OBJECTIVES Conservative mitral surgery is the preferred treatment for mitral regurgitation whatever the etiology. Morbidity and mortality figures, both during hospitalization and after long-term follow-up, are better than for mitral valve replacement. This difference could result from a selection bias or express a specific effect of conservative mitral… CONTINUE READING