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Mitral regurgitation (MR) is a frequent disease (2 million people in the United States) increasing with population aging and associated with a poor prognosis.1 Mitral valve reconstruction described ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/07/2011 Item size : 44791 bytes
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INTRODUCTION Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) is an effective treatment for patients with advanced heart failure and left bundle branch block (LBBB). The etiology of the heart disease was ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/12/2007 Item size : 74708 bytes
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Muscular fatigue and dyspnea on exertion are the most common symptoms of exercise intolerance; however, their origin is still not fully explained.1 Heart failure is a multifaceted clinical syndrome ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/12/2011 Item size : 45519 bytes
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In 170 patients (58 with functional MR and 112 with organic MR) we prospectively evaluated the severity of MR by the regurgitant jet area obtained by color imaging and the regurgitant volume ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/06/2003 Item size : 53341 bytes
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The PISA (proximal isovelocity surface area) method has been used, among other useful parameters, for assessing mitral regurgitation (MR) as: a) a specific sign of severity, which would make it ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/10/2006 Item size : 64804 bytes
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In recent years, several studies have shown that when left uncorrected CIMR leads to a worse prognosis in patients with coronary disease. [...]many authors currently recommend simultaneous mitral ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/10/2010 Item size : 53489 bytes
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[...]when the adaptation mechanisms fail, in the long term left ventricular filling pressures increase and, finally, the ejection fraction decreases, leading to signs and symptoms of heart ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/03/2007 Item size : 53415 bytes