EM1703N "Treating Mitral Regurgitation in 2017" (IM GR-031017)
The purpose of this presentation is to discuss mitral regurgitation (MR). Although the effects of mitral regurgitation follow a single physiologic pathway, the mechanism of this lesion can vary and can have implications on the treatment modality and on the long term prognosis of the patient.
UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
- Understand the prevalence of this valvular lesion
- Understand its Pathophysiology
- Understand its long term prognosis
- Understand current and emerging treatment modalities
Michael Luna, M.D.
Division of Cardiology
- 1.00 AMA