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Table 4 Difference between maximal and minimal annular area measured through the cardiac cycle in control subjects and MR patients based on Carpentier’s classification

From: Dynamic changes of mitral valve annulus geometry at preprocedural CT: relationship with functional classes of regurgitation

  Control group MR total MR type I MR type II MR type IIIa MR type IIIb p value
Δ Area
max-min, cm2
1.98 ± 0.6 2.59 ± 1.61 2.26 ± 0.1 3.73 ± 2.25 2.39 ± 1.0 1.7 ± 0.52 < 0.001
  1. Data are reported as mean ± standard deviation
  2. MR Mitral valve regurgitation