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Research & Reviews  567 results

Giant Left Atrial Thrombus Despite Anticoagulation with Apixaban in a Patient with Mitr...
https://doi.org/10.12659/AJCR.933162
The American Journal of Case Reports; Turek Ł, Sadowski M et. al.

Sep 26th, 2021 - BACKGROUND In patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), the presence of a left atrial thrombus correlates with the highest risk of stroke. Mitral stenosis (MS) is an acquired disease that leads to atrial pressure overload and subsequent significant ...

Impact of Frailty and Mitral Valve Surgery on Outcomes of Severe Mitral Stenosis Due to...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2021.08.036
The American Journal of Cardiology; Saijo Y, Chan N et. al.

Sep 21st, 2021 - We sought to evaluate the outcomes of patients with severe mitral stenosis (MS) resulting from mitral annular calcification and assessed the prognostic impact of co-morbidities and frailty in guiding management. Among 6,915 patients with calcific ...

Early percutaneous mitral commissurotomy or conventional management for asymptomatic mi...
https://doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2021-319857
Heart (British Cardiac Society); Kang DH, Park SJ et. al.

Sep 17th, 2021 - The decision to perform percutaneous mitral commissurotomy (PMC) on asymptomatic patients requires careful weighing of the potential benefits against the risks of PMC, and we conducted a multicentre, randomised trial to compare long-term outcomes ...

Cardiac Complications in Pregnant Women With Isolated Mitral Stenosis and Their Associa...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2021.07.037
The American Journal of Cardiology; Wichert-Schmitt B, Steckham KE et. al.

Sep 13th, 2021 - In women with mitral stenosis (MS), mitral valve gradients and right ventricular systolic pressure (RVSP) can increase in response to the physiologic stress of pregnancy. The prognostic significance of these echocardiographic changes has not been ...

Anatomical and Technical Predictors of Three-dimensional Mitral Valve Area Reduction af...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.echo.2021.08.021
Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : Off... Kassar M, Praz F et. al.

Sep 11th, 2021 - Among current transcatheter therapies for the treatment of mitral regurgitation, the MitraClipTM (MC, Abbott Vascular, Illinois, USA) system is the most commonly used. MC implantation is usually contraindicated in patients with a mitral valve area...

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NICE Draft Guidance on Management of Heart Valve Disease
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/947740

Mar 19th, 2021 - The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a draft guideline on the management of heart valve disease in adults. Here is a summary of the key recommendations: Referral Consider echocardiogram for adults with murmur ...

'Low-Risk' Valvular AF in Some May be Risky Enough for Oral Anticoagulation
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/937294

Sep 11th, 2020 - Some patients with "valvular" atrial fibrillation (AF) and stroke-risk scores low enough for oral anticoagulation (OAC) not to be indicated may actually face enough thromboembolic risk to justify the lifelong therapy, a new report suggests. The co...

Analyze This Image: What Is Being Shown Here?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/913275_2

May 31st, 2019 - Explanation The correct answer is cyanosis. Reduced excursion of the mitral leaflets during diastole is shown in the apical four-chamber view (Figure 1). The color Doppler image (Figure 2) shows turbulent flow entering the left ventricle during di...

Atrial Fibrillation Clinical Practice Guidelines (2019)
https://reference.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/909582

Feb 26th, 2019 - A focused update of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) 2014 guidelines for the management of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) ...

MV disease in children requires modified strategies
https://www.mdedge.com/surgery/article/141296/rare-diseases/mv-disease-children-requires-modified-strategies
Richard Mark Kirkner

Jun 26th, 2017 - NEW YORK – Repairing mitral valves in pediatric patients must overcome two issues: the wide variability in their anatomy and their growth. Using strategies and techniques common in adult mitral surgery can accomplish good mitral valve function in.

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