Mitral valve replacement in a 12 year old boy with Marfan syndrome and severe mitral regurgitation

  • Md. Alauddin Department of Cardiac Surgery, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Kamrun Nahar Department of Cardiac Surgery, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Golam Mokthader Khan Department of Cardiac Surgery, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Karan Rai Department of Cardiac Surgery, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Mostafizur Rahman Department of Cardiac Surgery, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Rezwanul Hoque Department of Cardiac Surgery, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
Keywords: Marfan syndrome, Mitral regurgitation, Mitral valve replacement

Abstract

A 12 year old boy with Marfan syndrome associated with severe mitral regurgitation underwent successful mitral valve replacement. Careful evaluation of the cardiovascular system and specific surgical intervention help long-term survival of  patients.

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Author Biographies

Md. Alauddin, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
Medical Officer
Rezwanul Hoque, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
Professor
Published
2017-02-24
How to Cite
Alauddin, M., Nahar, K., Khan, G., Rai, K., Rahman, M., & Hoque, R. (2017). Mitral valve replacement in a 12 year old boy with Marfan syndrome and severe mitral regurgitation. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal, 10(1), 38-40. https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v10i1.31232
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Case Reports