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Chapter 11

Mitral Stenosis

1 credits

You will learn

Learn about the different features of rheumatic heart disease. What are the pitfalls when you try to quantify the severity of mitral stenosis? These and other topics will be covered in this chapter.

  • Cause
  • Hemodynamics
  • Prognosis
  • Features
  • How to image MS
  • Quantification
  • Indication for surgery/valvuloplasty
  • Follow up after valvuloplasy



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The internet course “Mitral Stenosis” is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 1 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