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Approach to Functional Mitral Regurgitation

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Hans-Joachim Schaefers of Saarland University Medical Center, Homburg/Saar, Germany, discusses the pathophysiology of functional mitral regurgitation. Dr. Schaefers stresses the importance of addressing the ventricular component of the disease to achieve a durable repair.

This presentation was originally given during the SCTS Ionescu University program at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland. This content is published with the permission of SCTS. Please click here for more information on SCTS educational programs. 


Very nice presentation I consider chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation as an actual cardiomyopathy state with globale LV remodeling, therefore bilateral string do even enhance the long-term outcomes Again thanks for sharing your outstanding results Cordially

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