An unusual cause of severe mitral regurgitation: aberrantly inserted chordae tendineae

Dana Dawson, Pankaj Mankad, Peter Bloomfield, Nicholas A Boon

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Abstract

We present a case of aberrantly inserted chordae tendineae causing severe mitral regurgitation and requiring surgical correction. This is an extremely rare finding illustrating a distinct mechanism of mitral regurgitation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)90.e3-90.e4
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Volume21
Issue number1
Early online date14 Sep 2007
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2008

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Keywords

  • Adult
  • Chordae Tendineae
  • Echocardiography
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Heart Rupture
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mitral Valve
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Time Factors
  • Treatment Outcome

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An unusual cause of severe mitral regurgitation : aberrantly inserted chordae tendineae. / Dawson, Dana; Mankad, Pankaj; Bloomfield, Peter; Boon, Nicholas A.

In: Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, Vol. 21, No. 1, 01.2008, p. 90.e3-90.e4.

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Dawson, Dana ; Mankad, Pankaj ; Bloomfield, Peter ; Boon, Nicholas A. / An unusual cause of severe mitral regurgitation : aberrantly inserted chordae tendineae. In: Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 2008 ; Vol. 21, No. 1. pp. 90.e3-90.e4.
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