Color Doppler echocardiographic evaluation of patients with a flail mitral leaflet.

Abstract

Chordal rupture with a subsequent flail mitral valve leaflet is now the most common cause of pure mitral regurgitation. To describe the Doppler color flow findings in flail mitral leaflet and the determinants of these findings, Doppler color flow mapping and conventional Doppler echocardiography were performed in 31 consecutive patients presenting with a… (More)

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@article{Pearson1990ColorDE, title={Color Doppler echocardiographic evaluation of patients with a flail mitral leaflet.}, author={Anthony C Pearson and J A St Vrain and Denise G. Mrosek and Arthur J. Labovitz}, journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology}, year={1990}, volume={16 1}, pages={232-9} }