[Pathological anatomy of post-infarction mitral valve insufficiency].

Failure of the bicuspid valve is one of the most frequent (20-25%) and grave complications of myocardial infarction. The causes of mitral failure occurring at different times following myocardial infarction are established. It is shown that the severity of coronary arteries lesions in postinfarction mitral failure is chiefly due to the occlusion of the two… CONTINUE READING