Mitral regurgitation due to myxomatous degeneration combined with bicuspid aortic valve disease is often due to prolapse of the anterior leaflet of the mitral valve.

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BACKGROUND This study examines the clinical, echocardiographic, surgical, and pathologic features of patients who had heart valve operations for combined congenital bicuspid aortic valve and mitral regurgitation due to degenerative disease of the mitral valve. METHODS A retrospective review of 1595 patients who had procedures for mitral regurgitation due… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2008.09.082

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