Functional Mitral Regurgitation: Appraising the Evidence Behind Recommended Treatment Strategies.


Journal Article (Review)

Functional mitral regurgitation (MR) is the most common type of MR encountered in clinical practice. Because the disease arises from the ventricular aspect of the mitral valve apparatus, treatment therapies are less defined and outcomes are poor. In this review, the state of evidence for medical and surgical therapy in functional MR is appraised. Future directions for research in this area are also defined.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Samad, Z; Velazquez, EJ

Published Date

  • December 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 18 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 128 -

PubMed ID

  • 27796864

Pubmed Central ID

  • 27796864

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1534-3170

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11886-016-0808-8


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States