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[Surgical treatment for ischemic mitral regurgitation].

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery
Publication Date
Volume
64
Issue
11
Pages
968–975
Identifiers
PMID: 22111339
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our surgical strategy for IMR yields excellent reduction of MR. Especially the PMA provides promising effect on tethering reduction. However, the absence of recurrent MR was not associated with an improvement in symptoms and survival in patients who presented with severe left ventricular dilatation and leaflet tethering.

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