Scopul nostru este sprijinirea şi promovarea cercetării ştiinţifice şi facilitarea comunicării între cercetătorii români din întreaga lume.
Autori: H Muresian, M Diena, Gh Cerin, F Filipoiu
Editorial: Maedica A Journal of Clinical Medicine, 1 (4), p.80-86, 2006.
The thorough knowledge of anatomical details regarding the mitral valve is of utmost importance fordiagnostic interrogation and surgery. Considering the mitral valve into the larger context of “the mitralvalvar complex” adds new and important details from the anatomic and physiologic points of view. Thisreview article presents the more recent data and ideas regarding this vast topic and underlines somepractical clinical applications. Eventually, the mitral valve does not represent solely a passive flap at theatrioventricular junction, but a finely-tuned and active set of elements acting in a coordinated manner. Ageand the various disease processes change or alter this disposition and ask for a more elaborate medicalthinking and skilled surgical maneuvers.
Cuvinte cheie: Keywords: anatomy, mitral valve, echocardiography, valvar plasty