Systolic Anterior Motion of the Mitral Valve
A 78 year-old female patient presented with a prolonged history of increasing dyspnoea on exertion. She had no history of rheumatic fever or infective endocarditis but was under serial echocardiography follow up with a known murmur.
KeywordsSystolic anterior motion (SAM) of the mitral valve Leaflet height reduction Gore-Tex neo-chordae Small annuloplasty ring Leaflet resection Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction Anterior displacement of the coaptation line Septal hypertrophy Annuloplasty band
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