Abstract

Mitral valve injury from blunt trauma to the chest is an uncommon entity. We report a case of mitral valve injury after a fall, and its repair. The English literature is reviewed from the earliest report in 1873 to the present. The diagnosis, types of injury and surgical correction are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)467-470
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Heart Valve Disease
Volume7
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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