Mitral valve repair in idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome.


Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome is a rare systemic disease than can cause multiple organ failure by eosinophilic infiltration. Cardiac involvement is characterized by endocardial fibrosis and overlying thrombus, leading to restrictive cardiomyopathy and valvular dysfunction. Surgical experience of patients with mitral dysfunction caused by this… (More)