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Interventional Cardiologist - Ochsner Kenner
Jul 19, 2018 10 tweets 6 min read
#FITSurvivalGuide 1/10 Tweetorial on MR. From JASE April 2017. This is an extensive topic, and a tweetorial will not do justice, so highly recommend to read this article. @ASE360 @ACCCardioEd @newmexicoacc #echoboards 2/10
MR can be 1’ or 2’. Simplified version: 1’ MR d/t pathology of the valve itself. 2’ MR = MV apparatus is intact, w/ ventricular disease (LV dilatation) dilated MV annulus to  MV leaflets malcoaptation MR (~central jet). Also useful to use Carpentier classification.