Systolic Papillary Muscle Dyssynchrony Predicts Recurrence of Mitral Regurgitation in Patients with Ischemic Cardiomyopathy (ICM) Undergoing Mitral Valve Repair

Leen van Garsse, Sandro Gelsomino*, Orlando Parise, Fabiana Luca, Emile Cheriex, Roberto Lorusso, Enrico Vizzardi, Carmelo Massimiliano Rao, Gian Franco Gensini, Jos Maessen

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We investigated the impact of papillary muscle dyssynchrony (DYS-PAP) in predicting recurrent mitral regurgitation (MR) in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy (ICM) undergoing undersized mitral ring annuloplasty (UMRA).One hundred forty-four ICM patients (left ventricular ejection fraction
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1191-1200
JournalEchocardiography-A Journal of Cardiovascular Ultrasound and Allied Techniques
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2012


  • mitral valve
  • mitral valve repair
  • ischemic valve incompetence
  • echocardiography
  • dyssynchrony

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