Cleft in the Anterior Mitral Valve Leaflet Assessed by Real-time 3D Echocardiography

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Tahir Bezgin 1 , * , Cem Doğan 1 , Ali Karagöz 1 , Ali Elveran 1 , Cihangir Kaymaz 1

1 Kartal Koşuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Cardiology Clinic, Istanbul, Turkey

How to Cite: Bezgin T , Doğan C , Karagöz A , Elveran A , Kaymaz C . Cleft in the Anterior Mitral Valve Leaflet Assessed by Real-time 3D Echocardiography, Int Cardio Res J. 2016 ; 10(2):e10282.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

International Cardiovascular Research Journal: 10 (2); e10282
Published Online: June 01, 2016
Article Type: Case Report
Received: June 23, 2014
Accepted: February 25, 2015

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Abstract

Cleft in the anterior mitral leaflet is an infrequent congenital anomaly most often encountered in association with other congenital heart defects. The importance of the lesion is that it is often a correctable cause of Mitral Regurgitation (MR).

 

Keywords

Mitral Valve,3D Echocardiography

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