Association Between Malignant Mitral Valve Prolapse and Sudden Cardiac Death: A Review.

  title={Association Between Malignant Mitral Valve Prolapse and Sudden Cardiac Death: A Review.},
  author={Lakshmi Muthukumar and Arshad Jahangir and M. Fuad Jan and Ana Cristina Perez Moreno and Bijoy K. Khandheria and A. Jamil Tajik},
  journal={JAMA cardiology},
Importance Malignant arrhythmic mitral valve prolapse (MVP) phenotype poses a substantial risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD), and an estimated 26 000 individuals in the United States are at risk of SCD per year. Thus, identifying risk-stratification strategies for SCD is imperative. Observations Patients with MVP have a heterogenous clinical spectrum, ranging from a benign course to a devastating complication such as SCD. Some of the high-risk markers of MVP, which are identified… 

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