Chronic aortic and mitral regurgitation. Choosing the optimal time for surgical correction.

Abstract

Valvular surgery for chronic aortic and mitral regurgitation is indicated when symptoms of congestive heart failure have advanced to New York Heart Association class III or when definite and reproducible evidence of left ventricular systolic dysfunction has developed, even in the absence of severe or limiting symptoms. The presence of left ventricular… (More)

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@article{Zile1991ChronicAA, title={Chronic aortic and mitral regurgitation. Choosing the optimal time for surgical correction.}, author={Michael R. Zile}, journal={Cardiology clinics}, year={1991}, volume={9 2}, pages={239-53} }