Mitral Valve Prolapse, Ventricular Arrhythmias, and Sudden Death.

  title={Mitral Valve Prolapse, Ventricular Arrhythmias, and Sudden Death.},
  author={Cristina Basso and Sabino Iliceto and Gaetano Thiene and Martina Perazzolo Marra},
Despite a 2% to 3% prevalence of echocardiographically defined mitral valve prolapse (MVP) in the general population, the actual burden, risk stratification, and treatment of the so-called arrhythmic MVP are unknown. The clinical profile is characterized by a patient, usually female, with mostly bileaflet myxomatous disease, mid-systolic click, repolarization abnormalities in the inferior leads, and complex ventricular arrhythmias with polymorphic/right bundle branch block morphology, without… 

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