Natural history of mitral stenosis: a review.

@article{Selzer1972NaturalHO,
  title={Natural history of mitral stenosis: a review.},
  author={A M Selzer and K E Cohn},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1972},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={878-90}
}
T HE INTRODUCTION of cardiovascular surgery has profoundly influenced the natural history of many cardiac diseases. Availability of surgical means of benefiting serious heart disease-regardless of whether these means are curative of palliative-provides a powerful temptation to take advantage of such an opportunity. It is evident, however, that in many instances medical therapy may carry a much smaller risk than that of surgical intervention. It is therefore crucial to consider the natural… CONTINUE READING

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