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Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine  2021, Vol. 22 Issue (2): 259-261     DOI: 10.31083/j.rcm2202030
Special Issue: The treatment of mitral regurgitation in the 21st Century
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Too much of a good thing in ischemic mitral: lessons for surgeons and cardiologists
Francesco Nappi1, *(), Cristiano Spadaccio2, 3, Christos Mihos4
1Department of Cardiac Surgery, Centre Cardiologique du Nord 36 Rue des Moulins Gémeaux, Saint-Denis, 93200 Paris, France
2Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ Glasgow, UK
3Lancashire Cardiac Center, Blackpool Victoria Teachinh Hospital, FY3 8NR Blackpool, UK
4Echocardiography Laboratory, Columbia University Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Heart Institute, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
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Key words:  Ischemic mitral regurgitation      Mitral valve repair      Papillary muscle approximation      Left ventricle remodeling     
Submitted:  24 May 2021      Accepted:  24 May 2021      Published:  30 June 2021     
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Francesco Nappi, Cristiano Spadaccio, Christos Mihos. Too much of a good thing in ischemic mitral: lessons for surgeons and cardiologists. Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine, 2021, 22(2): 259-261.

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