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Preventive Cardiologist. Lipidologist. Focus: healthy heart & brain w/ aging. Passions: family, tennis, equality, +vity/gratitude! Tweets= not med. advice 🇵🇰
Jul 20, 2018 8 tweets 3 min read
Continuing #FITSurvivalGuide: Brief outlook Mitral Regurgitation (MR) Management
(awesome part 1 of MR dx by @sairasamani)
⬆️age = ⬆️incident MR requiring ?🏥zations/intervention -->healthcare 💰💰
Untreated severe MR ass. w/ poor outcomes 2/2 volume overload of the ❤️ 2⃣/ First Step: Primary Vs Secondary MR? 🧐
Secondary MR --> further to be classified as ischemic or non ischemic in origin.

Identify MR Etiology by Carpentier Functional Classification
(see image: El Sabbagh, A. et al. J Am Coll Cardiol Img. 2018;11(4):628–4)