Determination of Clinical Outcome in Mitral Regurgitation With Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Quantification.

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BACKGROUND Surgery for severe mitral regurgitation is indicated if symptoms or left ventricular dilation or dysfunction occur. However, prognosis is already reduced by this stage, and earlier surgery on asymptomatic patients has been advocated if valve repair is likely, but identifying suitable patients for early surgery is difficult. Quantifying the… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.115.017888

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