Heart of the Matter – Mitral Valve Regurgitation
According to the National Institute of Health, Mitral Valve Regurgitation (MR) is the most common valvular abnormality worldwide, affecting over 2% of the total population. Rates of occurrence in the United States are growing. Referencing nationwide mortality data from the CDC, the University of Alabama has uncovered that MR is frequently seen in up to 10 percent of individuals more than 75 years of age, and is associated with a high risk of mortality due to cardiovascular causes.
When Georgia, 59, was told she didn’t have long to live, her greatest fear was the time she would miss with her family. But through remarkable advancements in medical devices, her fears are now behind her.
Featuring renowned expert: Dr. Jason H. Rogers from the University of California, Davis Medical Center.
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