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Mitral Stenosis - Assessment

Mitral Stenosis Severity Scales

 

Pressure half-time

Mitral valve area

End-diastolic pressure gradient

Mean pressure gradient

 

Echo Score Index for Mitral Stenosis to assess for balloon valvotomy

 

Mobility

Leaflet thickening

Subvalvular thickening

Calcification

To determine the echocardiographic score add the grades from the 4 categories. The minimum score is 4 and maximum score is 16. Patients with score < 8 are more favorable candidates for balloon valvotomy.

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