Early changes in pulmonary functions after mitral valve replacement


BACKGROUND This study evaluates changes in pulmonary functions before and after mitral valve replacement (MVR). MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-five patients with rheumatic mitral lesions who had undergone MVR were divided into three groups, based on New York Heart Association (NYHA) class. They were evaluated for changes in pulmonary functions… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/1817-1737.33699