TITLE

Long-term mortality and cardiovascular morbidity increased in some patients with asymptotic mitral valve prolapse

AUTHOR(S)
Avierinos, J.-F.; Gersh, B.J.; Melton, L.J.; Brott, Brigitta C.
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2003, Vol. 138 Issue 3, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Summarizes a study that assessed prognosis and risk factors for adverse outcome in patients with asymptomatic mitral valve prolapse. Characterization of the patients; Assessment of prognostic factors; Main results of the study.
ACCESSION #
9874873

 

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