Outcomes of mitral regurgitation associated with large ventricular septal defect and a normal mitral valve apparatus: Does intact atrial septum have an impact?

Deemah R. Mahadin, Shubhika Srivastava, Ira A. Parness, Khanh Nguyen, Barry A. Love, Rowan Walsh, Miwa K. Geiger, James C. Nielsen

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Abstract

The hemodynamics of isolated large ventricular septal defect with an intact atrial septum results in greater mitral valve (MV) annular dilation and an increased incidence of mitral regurgitation (MR). MR will resolve in most patients after surgical VSD closure alone without MV repair.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1128-1131
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Cardiology
Volume32
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2011

Keywords

  • Mitral regurgitation
  • Outcome
  • Surgery
  • Ventricular septal defect

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