Editorial on ‘Estimation of Myocardial Viability in Patients with Ischaemic Mitral Regurgitation’ (Morgan et al.)

Shubhra Sinha, Hunaid A. Vohra


Ischaemic mitral regurgitation (IMR) is a common finding in the context of coronary artery disease with some studies showing it to be present in 10% of these patients (1,2). It is associated with decreased long-term survival post-MI and post-revascularisation (3).