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Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Why, When, and How?
Michael Borger of the Leipzig Heart Center in Germany presents an overview of surgical repair for ischemic mitral regurgitation (MR). He discusses the development and prevalence of ischemic MR, when repair is likely to benefit patients, and subvalvular techniques aimed at reducing the likelihood of recurrence.
This presentation was originally given during the SCTS Ionescu University program at the 2017 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.