Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, October 9th, 2011
"From 1996 to 2008, 185 consecutive patients (132 men; age, 63 +/- 9 years) with significant IMR underwent PCI (PCI group) (n = 66) or coronary artery bypass graft surgery (OP group) (n = 119). In the OP group, 68 (57%) patients also underwent concomitant mitral annuloplasty. Significant IMR was defined as functional MR occurring >1 week after myocardial...
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