Secondary Mitral Valve Regurgitation

  • Khalil Fattouch
  • Patrizio Lancellotti
  • Gianni D. Angelini

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Bernard Iung, Alec Vahanian
    Pages 1-6
  3. Khalil Fattouch, Giacomo Murana, Sebastiano Castrovinci, Marco Moscarelli, Giuseppe Speziale
    Pages 7-11
  4. Yan Topilski, Francesco Grigioni, Maurice Enriquez-Sarano
    Pages 13-18
  5. Luigi Paolo Badano, Sorina Mihaila, Denisa Muraru, Dragos Vinereanu, Sabino Iliceto
    Pages 19-28
  6. Raluca Dulgheru, Paaladinesh Thavendiranathan, Khalil Fattouch, Mani Vannan, Patrizio Lancellotti
    Pages 29-39
  7. Patrizio Lancellotti, Raluca Dulgheru, Luc A. Pierard
    Pages 41-47
  8. Julien Magne, Christine Henri, Patrizio Lancellotti
    Pages 49-58
  9. Timothy C. Tan, Eric Brochet, Judy W. Hung
    Pages 59-71
  10. Amit Arora, Anelechi C. Anyanwu
    Pages 97-103
  11. Cynthia E. Wagner, Irving L. Kron
    Pages 105-108
  12. Emmanuel Messas, Catherine Szymanski
    Pages 109-116
  13. Ottavio Alfieri, Michele De Bonis
    Pages 117-122
  14. Michele Di Mauro, Angela Lorena Iacò, Gormallah Al-Zaharani, Ali Own, Antonio Maria Calafiore
    Pages 123-129
  15. Alison F. Ward, Eugene A. Grossi
    Pages 131-140
  16. Nico R. L. Van de Veire
    Pages 141-151
  17. Paolo Denti, Alfieri Ottavio
    Pages 153-164
  18. Covadonga Fernández-Golfín, Alexandra Gonçalves, José Zamorano
    Pages 165-172
  19. Michele Di Mauro, Angela L. Iacò, Ali Own, Daniela Clemente, Antonio M. Calafiore
    Pages 173-184
  20. Ulrich O. von Oppell, Sylvestre Maréchaux, Christophe Tribouilloy
    Pages 193-200
  21. Back Matter
    Pages 201-206

About this book


Open heart surgery has been in a continuous state of evolution since its earliest day.  This book presents information on the management of secondary mitral valve regurgitation, one of most vexing problems to cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and patients. The treatment for primary mitral regurgitation is straightforward and has as its primary aim timely intervention to prevent left ventricular remodelling and left ventricular dysfunction. The management of secondary mitral regurgitation is more challenging as the mitral valve is not the primary cause of the disease. Furthermore, correcting mitral regurgitation without changing the left ventricular geometry is not guaranteed to be either beneficial or curative.

Secondary Mitral Valve Regurgitation draws together contributions from a range of experienced cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, anesthetists and scientists to provide comprehensive and authoritative coverage on anatomy, hemodynamics, mechanism, echocardiographic assessment and treatment modalities. Many of the elusive details surrounding the best management of secondary mitral regurgitation are presented in a comprehensive manner so that this book will serve as an important primary source for readers wanting information on this important topic.


Ischemia Mitral valve cardiomyopathy echocardiography resynchronization therapy

Editors and affiliations

  • Khalil Fattouch
    • 1
  • Patrizio Lancellotti
    • 2
  • Gianni D. Angelini
    • 3
  1. 1.GVM Care and Research GroupUniversity of PalermoPalermoItaly
  2. 2.CHU Sart TilmanUniversity of LiègeLiègeBelgium
  3. 3.Hammersmith HospitalImperial College of LondonLondonUnited Kingdom

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