Prevalence and Characteristics of Mitral Valve Prolapse in Adult Echocardiography Population in King Abdulaziz Medical City Over a 10 Year Period

@inproceedings{Ghamdi2016PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and Characteristics of Mitral Valve Prolapse in Adult Echocardiography Population in King Abdulaziz Medical City Over a 10 Year Period},
  author={Mohammad G. Al Ghamdi and Yara O. Al Khodair and AlAnoud K. Al Kahtani},
  year={2016}
}
  • Mohammad G. Al Ghamdi, Yara O. Al Khodair, AlAnoud K. Al Kahtani
  • Published 2016
Background: Mitral Valve Prolapse (MVP) is a well-recognized pathological entity that is associated with significant morbidity. Prevalence, pathological characteristics and clinical outcome of MVP in Saudi Arabia has not been estimated. Aims: Aim of the study is to estimate the prevalence, and type of management practices of MVP among an adult population who underwent echocardiographic (echo) evaluation at King Abdulaziz Cardiac Center (KACC) over 10-year period. Methods: Retrospective review… CONTINUE READING