Evolution of Mitral Valve Prolapse: Insights From the Framingham Heart Study.

@article{Delling2016EvolutionOM,
  title={Evolution of Mitral Valve Prolapse: Insights From the Framingham Heart Study.},
  author={Francesca N. Delling and Jian Rong and Martin G. Larson and Birgitta T. Lehman and Deborah P Fuller and Ewa W Osypiuk and Plamen I Stantchev and Brianne Hackman and Warren J. Manning and Emelia J Benjamin and Robert A. Levine and Ramachandran S. Vasan},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2016},
  volume={133 17},
  pages={1688-95}
}
BACKGROUND Longitudinal studies of mitral valve prolapse (MVP) progression among unselected individuals in the community, including those with nondiagnostic MVP morphologies (NDMs), are lacking. METHODS AND RESULTS We measured longitudinal changes in annular diameter, leaflet displacement, thickness, anterior/posterior leaflet projections onto the annulus, coaptation height, and mitral regurgitation jet height in 261 Framingham Offspring participants at examination 5 who had available follow… CONTINUE READING