Surgical Repair of Congenital Mitral Valve Disease in Infancy and Childhood

  • G. Shindo
  • K. Sudo
  • H. Okabe
  • F. Miyawaki
  • A. Furuse
  • A. Mizuno
  • K. Asano
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Abstract

Although common atrioventricular canal and mitral insufficiency associated with other congenital heart diseases occupy a small percentage of congenital heart diseases in infancy and childhood, mitral regurgitation can be life-threatening and may require surgical repair.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Shindo
  • K. Sudo
  • H. Okabe
  • F. Miyawaki
  • A. Furuse
  • A. Mizuno
  • K. Asano

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