The submitral apparatus may play a predominant role in rheumatic mitral stenosis and should be evaluated aggressively with Doppler echocardiography, especially in patients in whom percutaneous mitral balloon valvotomy is being considered. The following case presents a patient with rheumatic mitral valve stenosis in whom some noninvasive clues alerted us to the presence of predominant submitral stenosis.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1994|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine