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Chapter 12

Mitral Regurgitation

2 credits

You will learn

Here you will find in-depth knowledge that will help you to determine the severity of mitral regurgitation, which factors determine if a patients should undergo valve surgery and what the mechanism of mitral regurgitation is. A special section is dedicated to practical issues such as how to view the specific portions of the mitral valve and how to find the origin of a jet.

  • Prognosis, hemodynamics, cause
  • Quantification
  • Imaging
  • Mechanism
  • Indications for surgery

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Cases

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The internet course “Mitral Regurgitation” is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 2 hours of External CME credits. Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that have actually been spent in the educational activity. EBAC works according to the quality standards of the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), which is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS).

In compliance with EBAC/ EACCME guidelines, all speakers/ chairpersons participating in this programme have disclosed potential conflicts of interest that might cause a bias in the presentations. The Organising Committee is responsible for ensuring that all potential conflicts of interest relevant to the programme are declared to the audience prior to the CME activities. More information