Parachute MV and Subvalvular Ring

  • Atooshe Rohani
Part of the Clinical Cases in Cardiology book series (CCC)


Parachute mitral valve (PMV) is a rare congenital malformation of mitral valve; this is a case of PMV and supra mitral ring in a 36 year old woman who presented with stroke.


Parachute mitral valve Mitral valve stenosis Stroke 

Supplementary material

Movie 8.1

Single papillary in LV short axis (AVI 809 kb)

Movie 8.2

3D TEE surgical view clearly shows supramitral (red arrow) (AVI 336 kb)

Movie 8.3

of TTE shows restrictive MV opening (AVI 371 kb)


  1. 1.
    Oosthoek PW, Wenink AC, Wisse LJ, et al. Development of the papillary muscles of the mitral valve: morphogenetic background of parachute-like asymmetric mitral valves and other mitral valve anomalies. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1998;116:36–46.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Stellin G, Bortlotti U, Mazzucco A, et al. Repair of congenitally malformed mitral valve in children. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1988;95:480–5.PubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Atooshe Rohani
    • 1
  1. 1.Northern Ontario School of MedicineThunder BayCanada

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