The Left Atrial Pressure Pulses in Experimental Mitral Valve Lesions

  • Published 2005

Abstract

INTEREST in the pressure changes of the left atrium caused by mitral valve lesions was reawakened by: 1. The need for accurate diagnosis of the hemodynamic disturbance in view of a possible surgical correction. 2. The possibility of recording in man the pressure pulse of the left atrium through direct puncture of this chamber. 3. The ease with which left… (More)

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