In this report, we provide an overview of a new, updated echocardiographic classification of mitral regurgitation mechanisms to provide a more comprehensive and detailed assessment of mitral valve disorders. This is relevant to modern mitral valve repair techniques, with special attention to the added value of 3D-echocardiography.

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Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging
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de Groot-de Laat, L., Vletter-McGhie, J., Ren, B., Frowijn, R., Oei, F., & Geleijnse, M. (2019). A modified echocardiographic classification of mitral valve regurgitation mechanism: The role of three-dimensional echocardiography. Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging (Vol. 27, pp. 187–199). doi:10.4250/jcvi.2019.27.e29