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Table 1 Characteristics of Patients with Asymptomatic Mitral Regurgitation (n:21)*

From: Assessment of cardiac remodeling in asymptomatic mitral regurgitation for surgery timing: a comparative study of echocardiography and magnetic resonance imaging

Characteristics  
Age (y) 44 ± 16*
Female gender n (%) 15 (71)
Functional capacity, n (%)  
   NYHA Functional Class I 13 (61)
   NYHA Functional Class I-II 8 (38)
Drugs, n (%)  
   ACE inh. 3 (14)
   Beta-Blocking agent 3 (14)
Mitral regurgitation follow-up n (%)  
   0-6 month 3 (14)
   6 months-1 year 3 (14)
   1 year< x < 3 years 7 (33)
   3 year< x < 6 years 2 (10)
   >6 years 6 (29)
  1. * Plus-minus values are means ± SD
  2. † NYHA: New York Heart Association, ACE inh.: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors