TITLE

Severe Mitral Regurgitation with a Normal- Sized Left Atrium

AUTHOR(S)
Gould, Lawrence; Reddy, C. V. Ramana
PUB. DATE
February 1978
SOURCE
Angiology;Feb1978, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p174
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The syndrome of severe mitral regurgitation with a normal-sized left atrium may or may not be associated with pulmonary hypertension and prominent left atrial V waves. To explain these pressure alterations by a single pressure-volume relationship is probably not adequate. It would appear that, whatever the clinical circumstances, normal pulmonary vascular pressures cannot exclude the diagnosis of mitral regurgitation.
ACCESSION #
16438207

 

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