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      The Relationship of Mitral Valve Prolapse to Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease

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          The relationship between mitral valve prolapse, segmental and total ventricular function was studied in 121 patients with severe coronary artery disease, 21 of whom had angiographically documented mitral prolapse. The position and movement of the inferior papillary muscle were also analyzed. Mitral valve prolapse in association with severe coronary artery disease does not worsen left ventricular function, nor is it related to ischemic wall motion abnormalities.

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          CRD
          Cardiology
          10.1159/issn.0008-6312
          Cardiology
          S. Karger AG
          0008-6312
          1421-9751
          1979
          1979
          31 October 2008
          : 64
          : 1
          : 48-57
          Affiliations
          Institute do Coração (Incor), Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo
          Article
          170577 Cardiology 1979;64:48–57
          10.1159/000170577
          758987
          © 1979 S. Karger AG, Basel

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