Technologies of Diagnosis and Treatment

Mitral stenosis

V.I. Pavliuk

Lviv Regional Cardiac Surgery Center, Ukraine 

Review of the diagnosis and treatment of mitral stenosis is provided in this article. Detailed information about echocardiographic diagnosis of this prevalent pathologic condition is presented, including role of Doppler echocardiography. The criteria of classification of mitral stenosis severity and indications for interventions on this valve or mitral valve replacement in American and European recommendations are included.

Key words: mitral stenosis, diagnosis, treatment, echocardiography.

 

 

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