2017 AHA / ACC Update on 2014 Valvular Disease Q8

According to the
2017 AHA/ACC Focused Update of the 2014 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease Failure” p 262

“Mitral valve repair is recommended in preference to MVR when surgical treatment is indicated for patients with chronic severe primary MR involving the anterior leaflet or both leaflets when a successful and durable repair can be accomplished”

“____________________________ when surgical treatment is indicated for patients with chronic severe primary MR limited to the posterior leaflet”

a) MVR is recommended in preference to mitral valve repair
b) MVR is recommended in preference to mitral valve repair in patients less han 50 years of age
c) Mitral valve repair is recommended in preference to MVR in patients
d) Mitral valve repair is recommended in preference to MVR in patients greater han 70 years of age

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(C)

“Mitral valve repair is recommended in preference to MVR
when surgical treatment is indicated for patients with chronic
severe primary MR limited to the posterior leaflet (83–99).”

“Mitral valve repair is recommended in preference to MVR
when surgical treatment is indicated for patients with chronic
severe primary MR involving the anterior leaflet or both
leaflets when a successful and durable repair can be
accomplished (84,89,95,100–104).”

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