Effects of mitral valve repair on ventricular arrhythmia in patients with mitral valve prolapse syndrome: A report of two cases

  • Saeid Hosseini, Yousef Rezaei, Niloufar Samiei, Zahra Emkanjoo, Mohammad Reza Dehghani, Majid Haghjoo, Luigi P. Badano
  • International Journal of Cardiology, November 2016, Elsevier
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.08.053

What is it about?

These report shows that ventricular arrhythmia refractory to medical therapy can be considered as an indication for mitral valve repair.

Why is it important?

If this finding is confirmed in future studies, ventricular arrhythmia should be listed as an indication for mitral valve repair in patients with mitral regurgitation.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.08.053

The following have contributed to this page: Dr Yousef Rezaei and Professor Luigi P. Badano