Classification of mitral insufficiency according to leaflet mobility
The classification selected here is mainly oriented towards the extent of leaflet mobility. Leaflet motion may be normal, excessive, or restrictive and this ought be determined before surgery, on the basis of transthoracic echocardiographic (TTE) and transesophageal echocardiographic (TEE) investigations – (Figs. 1, 2).
KeywordsMitral Valve Mitral Regurgitation Mitral Valve Prolapse Mitral Leaflet Anterior Leaflet
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