Update on mitral value prolapse

Lisa A. Freed, Robert A. Levine, Maurice E. Sarano

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Patients given this diagnosis more than 10 years ago, based on nonspecific echocardiographic criteria, may not have the disorder at all. Correcting the diagnosis can alleviate patient anxiety, resolve problems with insurance coverage, and avoid unnecessary antibiotic use for endocarditis prophylaxis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)39-56
Number of pages18
JournalPatient Care
Issue number5
StatePublished - Dec 1 2000


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management

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Freed, L. A., Levine, R. A., & Sarano, M. E. (2000). Update on mitral value prolapse. Patient Care, 34(5), 39-56.