Echocardiography in Valvular Heart Disease

Mon Jun 17, 2019
Mitral regurgitation is a condition in which blood flows backward in the heart due to failure of the mitral valve to completely close. When severe, the condition can require hospitalization and may be fatal.Judy Wei-Ming Hung, MD, director of Echocardiography in the Division of Cardiology, is focused on the diagnosis and treatment of mitral regurgitation. In this video, she discusses an algorithm for approaching and diagnosing the condition that she developed as part of a recent set of joint guidelines for severe aortic stenosis.Read more here: in Motion provides health care professionals with information about the latest breakthroughs, research and clinical advances from Massachusetts General Hospital.Subscribe: