2017 AHA / ACC Update on 2014 Valvular Disease Q9

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 262-264

“Concomitant mitral valve repair or MVR is indicated in patients with chronic severe primary MR undergoing cardiac surgery for other indications”  (Class I)

“Mitral valve surgery ___________ for patients with chronic severe secondary MR (stages C and D) who are undergoing CABG or AVR.”   This is a _____ recommendation.

a) is indicated ; Class I
b) is reasonable ; Class IIa
c) may be considered; Class IIb
d) should not be performed ; Class III

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(B)

“Concomitant mitral valve repair or MVR is indicated in patients with chronic severe primary MR undergoing cardiac surgery for other indications (105).”

“Mitral valve surgery is reasonable for patients with chronic severe secondary MR (stages C and D) who are undergoing CABG or AVR.”

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