Three-dimensional mitral valve structure in predicting moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation improvement after coronary artery bypass grafting.

Affiliation

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Huashan Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Focusing on 3-dimensional mitral valve structure, this study investigated predictors for moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation (IMR) improvement after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (OPCAB).

Keywords

annular geometry,coronary artery bypass grafting,ischemic mitral regurgitation,leaflet tethering,

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