Congenital malformations of the mitral valve in children. Pathology and surgical treatment.

@article{Carpentier1976CongenitalMO,
  title={Congenital malformations of the mitral valve in children. Pathology and surgical treatment.},
  author={Alain Carpentier and B Branchini and J C Cour and E Asfaou and Matteo Villani and Alain Deloche and John Y. Relland and C D'allaines and Ph. Blondeau and A H Piwnica and Lucio Parenzan and G A Brom},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1976},
  volume={72 6},
  pages={854-66}
}
A systematic study of congenital mitral valve malformations was undertaken on a surgical basis in an attempt to develop techniques of valvular reconstruction adapted to the various lesions. Forty-seven children between the ages of 4 months and 12 years (average 6 years, 4 months) have been operated upon between January, 1970, and March, 1976. Valvular lesions were classified into four group: Group I, mitral insufficiency owing to valvular lesions: Group II mitral insufficiency with subvalvular… CONTINUE READING

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