Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 1994; 22(2): 113-120

Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome

Nurettin ÖZCAN1, Salih PAY1, Bayram KOÇ1

The mitral valve prolapse syndrome (MVPS), a common cardiac disorder, is the name given to the heart valve abnormality described by Barlow over twently years ago. If echocardiographic rather than clinical criteria are used as the basis of diagnosis, about 5 % of a normal population and up to 15 % of young normal females would be found to have this lesion. The present article reviews some of the current information related to MVPS and its treatment.

Keywords: Mitral valve prolapse syndrome

How to cite this article
Nurettin ÖZCAN, Salih PAY, Bayram KOÇ. Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 1994; 22(2): 113-120
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