Echocardiography to Predict Recurrent IMR After Surgical Mitral Valve Repair

Full Title

Echocardiography to Predict Recurrent Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation (IMR) after Surgical Mitral Valve Repair

Purpose of Study

The purpose of this study is to develop echocardiographic techniques to predict, preoperatively, the degree of recurrent ischemic mitral regurgitation (IMR) that can be expected for an individual patient within the first year after surgery.

Sponsor: University of Penn/National Institutues of Health (NHLBI)

Principal Investigator: Thomas G. Gleason, MD

Division(s)

Research Type

Contact Information

Elizabeth Younkin, RN, BSN
412-647-0749  
younkinea2@upmc.edu

Eligibility

Patients with ischemic mitral valve regurgitation are eligible for enrollement.