ischemic mitral regurgitation

is·che·mic mi·tral re·gur·gi·ta·tion

a regurgitation of the mitral valve caused by ischemic heart disease.
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Ischemic mitral regurgitation on the threshold of a solution: from paradoxes to unifying concepts.
Elderly people have low regenerative abilities and are susceptible to heart diseases such as aortic stenosis and ischemic mitral regurgitation. Moreover, sedentary lifestyles and junk food habits are increasing obesity, and, in turn, increasing prevalence of cardiovascular diseases in developed and developing countries.
Early ischemic mitral regurgitation is associated with increased mortality (22%) against no mitral regurgitation in which case the mortality is 10% 9 .
Mitral valve reconstruction versus replacement for degenerative or ischemic mitral regurgitation. Ann Thorac Surg 1994;58:668-76.
The acute ischemic mitral regurgitation is a rare mechanical complication after myocardial infarction, due to elongation, partial or complete rupture of papillary muscle but has a poor prognosis and it needs urgent diagnosis and surgery.
Without a tight seal, blood leaks backwards into the atrium--a condition called functional ischemic mitral regurgitation. The condition often causes fatigue, shortness of breath, heart failure or other complications.
Does coronary artery bypass grafting alone correct moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation? Circulation 2001; 104(12 Suppl 1):I68-75.
I don't want the audience going home and trying it for the ischemic mitral regurgitation patients.
Ischemic mitral regurgitation, the dynamic lesion: clues to the cure.