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Evaluation of transmitral pressure gradients in the intraoperative echocardiographic diagnosis of mitral stenosis after mitral valve repair

Mitral valve repair has become the procedure of choice for patients with significant MV dysfunction of most etiologies [1], [2]. Repair of the MV is reportedly superior to replacement since it is associated with better preservation of valve tissue, subvalvular apparatus and left ventricular function, as well as improved long-term survival.

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