Mitral Valve Replacement in the Presence of Severe Pulmonary Hypertension in Upper Egypt
BACKGROUND The development of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) has been long considered a risk factor for poor outcome in patients undergoing mitral valve replacement (MVR). This prospective study was conducted to assess the operative mortality, immediate postoperative hemodynamics and short term (6 months) survival in patients who underwent MVR in the presence of severe PAH PATIENTS AND METHODS This study ... Read more