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Definition for Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for acquired mitral regurgitation (MR) associated with ischemic heart disease using the criteria of Aklog et al.

Specialty:

Interventional Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Geriatric Medicine - Family Practice, Geriatric Medicine - Internal Medicine, Vascular Medicine

Objective:

imaging studies, laboratory tests, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

I05.1, I34.0, Q23.3

Description:

Ischemic heart disease may result in acquired mitral regurgitation (MR) due to a change in the geometry of the left ventricle. Aklog et al defined moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation based on clinical and echocardiographic features. The authors are from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

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