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Table 3 Causes of mitral regurgitation (transesophageal ECHO).

From: Predictive value of less than moderate residual mitral regurgitation as assessed by transesophageal echocardiography for the short-term outcomes of patients with mitral regurgitation treated with mitral valve repair

Causes Group 1 (n = 54) Group 2 (n = 44) P value
Mitral valve prolapse, n (%) 43 (80) 29 (66) 0.13
Rheumatic heart disease, n (%) 2 (4) 2 (5) 0.82
Endocarditis, n (%) 3 (6) 1 (2) 0.78
Chordal rupture, n (%) 4 (7) 1 (2) 0.50
Congenital anomaly, n (%) 1 (2) 0 (0) 0.91
Mitral annular dilatation, n (%) 6 (11) 5 (11) 0.97
Left ventricular wall motion abnormality, n (%) 13 (24) 11 (25) 0.92