Mitral Valve 2: Mitral Regurgitation

Authors: Robert H Thiele, MD
Credit/contact hours: .5 hours
Estimated time to complete: 30 minutes
Publication Date: May 10, 2018
Expiration date: May 9, 2027



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.

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 the tab.