Mitral valve replacement impairs the flow in the left atrial appendage in mitral regurgitation

Hoscan Y., Ozgul M., Altinbas A.

ACTA CARDIOLOGICA, vol.63, no.1, pp.53-58, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.2143/ac.63.1.2025332
  • Title of Journal : ACTA CARDIOLOGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.53-58


Objective -We aimed to assess the left atrial appendage (LAA) flow velocities of rheumatic valves in 46 patients, diagnosed with isolated mitral regurgitation (MR) (16 patients), mitral stenosis (MS) (14 patients) and combined MS and MR (MS + MR) (16 patients) before and after operation.