Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center at The Mount Sinai Hospital Mount Sinai

From a clinician’s standpoint, at least 5 distinct anatomical concepts help define the pathophysiologic basis of mitral valve regurgitation, its surgical treatment and long-term outcomes of surgical repair.

 

Superior view of the heart showing heart valve anatomy
Superior view of the heart showing heart valve anatomy*

 

 

 


(*) Modified from Carpentier A, Adams DH, Filsoufi F. Carpentier’s Reconstructive Valve Surgery. From Valve Analysis to Valve Reconstruction. 2010 Saunders Elsevier.

 

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Last Updated: Monday, 25 October 2010

 

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