Native mitral valve regurgitation. Proactive management can improve outlook.

Abstract

Mitral regurgitation is a common valvular abnormality that can result in substantial morbidity. Primary care physicians should maintain a high index of suspicion for this disorder, especially in patients with symptoms of heart failure. The paramount concern is early identification of patients with mitral regurgitation and prompt referral to a cardiologist… (More)

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@article{Scott2001NativeMV, title={Native mitral valve regurgitation. Proactive management can improve outlook.}, author={Robert L. Scott}, journal={Postgraduate medicine}, year={2001}, volume={110 2}, pages={57-63; quiz 2} }