How Do We Ensure a "Good" Repair in Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation?

  title={How Do We Ensure a "Good" Repair in Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation?},
  author={Steven F. Bolling},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  volume={67 20},
I n this issue of the Journal, Nappi et al. (1) publish a well-written paper, in which they present 5-year outcomes of a small clinical trial of 96 patients with severe ischemic mitral regurgitation (MR) undergoing coronary bypass as well as undersized mitral valve annuloplasty. In addition, onehalf of the patients received a mitral subvalvular procedure… CONTINUE READING