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How to manage ischaemic mitral regurgitation


Lancellotti, P and Marwick, TH and Pierard, LA, How to manage ischaemic mitral regurgitation, Heart, 94, (11) pp. 1497-1502. ISSN 1355-6037 (2008) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1136/hrt.2007.134833


Ischaemic heart disease is becoming an increasingly frequent cause of ischaemic mitral regurgitation (IMR). Three different clinical entities of IMR, which deeply affect the clinical decision making, are distinguishable: the acute IMR complicating an acute myocardial infarction, the true IMR secondary to a transient ischaemic phenomenon, and the chronic functional IMR (FIMR). The incidence of the two first entities is low; the third is much more frequent.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Research Group:Cardiovascular medicine and haematology
Research Field:Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical health
Objective Field:Clinical health not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Marwick, TH (Professor Tom Marwick)
ID Code:90804
Year Published:2008
Web of Science® Times Cited:40
Deposited By:Menzies Institute for Medical Research
Deposited On:2014-04-24
Last Modified:2014-12-17

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