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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study population

From: Assessment of left ventricular volumes and primary mitral regurgitation severity by 2D echocardiography and cardiovascular magnetic resonance

  Study population (n = 38)
Demographic data  
Age (years) 57 ± 14
Gender (M/F) 30/8
BMI (kg/m 2 ) 25 ± 3
Mitral valve analysis  
Degenerative MR 35 (92 %)
Rheumatic MR 2 (5 %)
Other ethiology MR (toxic) 1 (3 %)
Central / Eccentric jets 19 (50 %) / 19 (50 %)
Grade MR  
Moderate MR 21 (55 %)
Severe MR 17 (45 %)
  1. BMI = body mass index; MR = mitral regurgitation.