Diastolic Sounds and Murmurs Associated with Mitral Valve Prolapse

Abstract

Cerebral and retinal ischemic events have been described in mitral valve prolapse. To determine whether platelets play a part in the pathogenesis of thromboembolism we studied 29 patients with mitral valve prolapse, including nine (group I) with thromboembolism (cerebral, retinal and deep venous), eight (group II) with transient visual obscurations and 12… (More)

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