Late results of isolated mitral annuloplasty for "functional" ischemic mitral insufficiency.
- Published Article
Journal of cardiac surgery
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2001
Ring annuloplasty is associated with a survival benefit when compared to simple suture repair in ischemic patients who require annuloplasty alone to correct the MR. Mitral reconstruction with a ring annuloplasty offers durable results in this homogeneous subset of functional ischemic MR patients. Ischemic mitral insufficiency is associated with significant late mortality.
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