Mitral regurgitation MR is present, to some degree, in as many as 80% of individuals. This course reviews classification and quantification of MR, covers ischemic vs. functional MR and degenerative vs. rheumatic valves.

Please note this course includes a Reference section. For accurate completion status, you MUST review the reference section.

Course Details

In this course, you will learn:
  • Mitral regurgitation
  • Classification of MR
  • Ischemic and functional MR
  • Myxomatous (degenerative) vs. rheumatic valves
  • Quantifying MR
  • Surgical approach to MR

Method and medium:

Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again if a question is answered incorrectly.

The course will open in a new tab – to exit the course, simply close that tab.


Estimated time to Complete: 30 minutes
Credit/contact hours: .5 hours
Expiration date: May 9, 2021
Publication date: May 10, 2018

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Course Author

Robert H Thiele, MD

Board certified in anesthesiology, critical care, and advanced perioperative transesophageal echocardiography.
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