Faisal Bakaeen

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Secondary (Functional) Mitral Regurgitation

I. Functional Mitral Regurgitation: What every physician needs to know Secondary (functional) Mitral Regurgitation Secondary mitral regurgitation (SMR) occurs when coronary disease with myocardial infarction or primary dilated cardiomyopathy cause a combination of left ventricular (LV) wall motion abnormalities, mitral annular dilatation, papillary muscle displacement and reduced closing force that prevent the mitral valve from…

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