Posterior Mitral Valve Leaflet Prolapse

  • Narain Moorjani
  • Bushra S. Rana
  • Francis C. Wells


A 78 year-old male patient presented with a short history of malaise and increasing dyspnoea on exertion. He had no history of rheumatic fever or infective endocarditis. He was being followed up with serial echocardiography after the recent discovery of a systolic murmur.


Posterior mitral valve leaflet prolapse Myxomatous degeneration Fibroelastic deficiency Barlow’s disease Gore-Tex neo-chordae Triangular resection Quadrangular resection Sliding plasty Ring annuloplasty Mitral regurgitation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Narain Moorjani
    • 1
  • Bushra S. Rana
    • 2
  • Francis C. Wells
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Cardiothoracic SurgeryRoyal Papworth HospitalCambridgeUK
  2. 2.Department of CardiologyRoyal Papworth HospitalCambridgeUK

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