Severe Mitral Regurgitation Due to the Anterior Mitral Leaflet Cleft Post Surgery for an Atrioventricular Septal Defect

  • Hakimeh Sadeghian
  • Zahra Savand-Roomi


A 12-year-old girl, who had undergone surgery for an atrioventricular septal defect (AVSD) at infancy, was referred to our echocardiography laboratory. She had dyspnea functional class II symptoms and was underweight. Physical examination revealed a holosystolic murmur at the apex and the left sternal border.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hakimeh Sadeghian
    • 1
  • Zahra Savand-Roomi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of EchocardiographyTehran University of Medical Sciences Tehran Heart CentreTehranIran
  2. 2.Department of EchocardiographyKowsar HospitalShirazIran

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