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Predictors of Donovan and Starling for an Adverse Outcome in an Asymptomatic Patient with Mitral Regurgitation

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The presence of certain findings determined by 2-dimensional echocardiography may indicate a risk for adverse outcomes in a patient with asymptomatic mitral regurgitation. Donovan and Starling developed an algorithm to help decide if the level of risk posed by these factors is sufficient to justify surgery or not.

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