Table 2

Mitral valve disease aetiology and indication for surgery (N=745)

n%
Regurgitation69593.3
 Carpentier type 112017.3
 Carpentier type 253577.0
 Carpentier type 3a253.6
 Carpentier type 3b152.2
Aetiology for regurgitation
 Degenerative53476.8
 Annular dilatation10915.7
 Ischaemic/dilated cardiomyopathy162.3
 Endocarditis142.0
 Rheumatic162.3
 Post-radiation60.9
Stenosis304.0
 Rheumatic2790.0
 Degenerative310.0
Combined202.7
 Rheumatic1680.0
 Degenerative420.0