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Approach to Functional Mitral Regurgitation
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.