Arrhythmic Mitral Valve Prolapse - Part 1 - Marc Miller and Dimos Pandis

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Case description

Randy Martin, MD, joins Marc Miller, MD, and Dimos Pandis, MD, who provide new insight about arrhythmic mitral valve prolapse - which has been identified as a potential cause of sudden cardiac death in some individuals with primary mitral valve regurgitation. Drs. Pandis and Miller have extensive experience in understanding the complexity of this syndrome and highlight which patients could be identified as at risk. 

They discuss common phenotypes and characteristics, such as: the presence of complex arrhythmias, female gender and other risk factors, will aid in risk stratification. Drs. Miller and Pandis share insights about imaging, including Echo, MRI and PET scanning, as well as EKG characteristics. The heart team at The Mount Sinai Hospital have developed an algorithmic approach on how to handle patients who are thought to be at risk of arrhythmic mitral valve prolapse as well as potential electrophysiologic and surgical approaches.

Physicians who evaluate patients with mitral valve prolapse will benefit from learning new insights about how these patients can be identified and properly treated.

Marc Miller, MDAssociate Professor of Medicine, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Dimos Pandis, MDAssistant Professor, Assoc. Director, Clinical Research & Education Department of Cardiovascular SurgeryIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Randolph P. Martin, MDClinical Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

tags: ECHO imaging Marc Miller Dimos Pandis Randy Martin mitral valve prolapse Arrhythmic Mitral Valve sudden cardiac death mitral valve regurgitation cvs education mount sinai hospital Icahn School of Medicine Cardiovascular Surgery education

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