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Discussion

  • Choi-Keung Ng
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Abstract

Surgical repair of the mitral valve has become the treatment of choice in select patients with clinically significant mitral regurgitation. Because appropriate patient selection for valve repair depends on the specific location and mechanism, a more detailed preoperative description of mitral pathology has become increasingly necessary.

Keywords

Mitral Valve Mitral Regurgitation Infective Endocarditis Papillary Muscle Mitral Annulus 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Choi-Keung Ng
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  1. 1.Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Academic Teaching HospitalGeneral Hospital of the Sisters of Mercy of the Holy CrossWelsAustria

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