How often we follow up a patient with mitral stenosis?

How often we follow up a patient with mitral stenosis?

The video will talk about the follow up of a patient with mitral stenosis by Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks. In the mitral valve stenosis, if the area is more than 1.5 cm2 and the patient is asymptomatic then a follow-up is needed every 3-5 years. If the valve area is between 1-1.5 cm2 then follow up every 1 -2 years. If the mitral valve is less than 1 cm2 then follow up annually.

Dr. KK Aggarwal

Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus

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