Treatment of Functional Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation by Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

  • Michael Sean Mulvihill
  • Peter K. SmithEmail author


This chapter reviews recent developments in the treatment of ischemic mitral regurgitation. Recent and ongoing studies have added to our understanding of this dynamic disease process. We discuss current investigations on outcomes of new and established approaches, including adjunctive surgical techniques.


Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation (IMR) Revascularization Mitral Valve Repair (MVR) Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) Left Ventricular Reverse Remodeling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of General and Thoracic SurgeryDuke University School of MedicineDurhamUSA
  2. 2.Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic SurgeryDuke University School of MedicineDurhamUSA

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