oa Cardiovascular Journal of Africa - Mechanisms and prognosis of mitral regurgitation in acute and chronic ischaemia and dilated cardiomyopathy

Volume 3, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1995-1892
  • E-ISSN: 1680-0745



Mitral regurgitation (MR) in acute infarction may be sudden and catBstrophic as a result of papillary muscle rupture. In those patients with partial rupture of the papillary muscle or chordae tendineae rupture arter myocardial infarction (MD, prompt recognition by two-dimensional and Doppler ecbocardiography is possible.

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