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Mitral valve disease

  • Antonio F. Corno

Abstract

In this Chapter only congenital malformations of the mitral valve are considered, excluding atrioventricular septal defects, which are separately treated (see chapter “Atrioventricular septal defects”), as well as mitral atresia (see chapter “Hypoplastic left heart syndrome”).

Keywords

Mitral Valve Left Atrium Mitral Stenosis Mitral Valve Replacement Mitral Valve Repair 
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  • Antonio F. Corno
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  1. 1.Department of Cardiovascular SurgeryCentre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV)LausanneSwitzerland

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