Congenital mitral stenosis. A review of 20 years' experience.


The clinical course of 38 patients with congenital mitral stenosis (MS) is reviewed. Associated cardiac defects were present in 28 patients, including tetralogy of Fallot in five. In all but one of the eight patients with supravalvar mitral ring (SVR), there were concomitant abnormalities of the mitral valve. Delay in the diagnosis of MS was common. Serial… (More)


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@article{COLLINSNAKAI1977CongenitalMS, title={Congenital mitral stenosis. A review of 20 years' experience.}, author={RUTH L. COLLINS-NAKAI and A. Rosenthal and Aldo R. Casta{\~n}eda and Wendy Bernhard and Alexander S. Nadas}, journal={Circulation}, year={1977}, volume={56 6}, pages={1039-47} }