Surgical Repair of Moderate Mitral Regurgitation at the Time of CABG Lacks Clear Benefit

Ischemic mitral regurgitation (MR) is common and associated with poor outcomes among patients undergoing bypass surgery. ¬†However, it remains unknown whether repair of ischemic MR concurrent to CABG leads to better patient outcomes. ¬†To address this important clinical question, this multi-center study randomly assigned 301 patients with moderate ischemic MR to CABG alone or CABG […]

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