Echocardiographic diagnosis of a stenotic double orifice parachute mitral valve with a single papillary muscle.

Academic Article


  • We present the case of a patient with a single papillary muscle that is supporting both orifices of a stenotic double orifice mitral valve. With the use of both transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, we were able to prospectively define this entity, which was confirmed at surgery.
  • Published In

  • Echocardiography  Journal
  • Keywords

  • Adult, Echocardiography, Echocardiography, Transesophageal, Humans, Male, Mitral Valve, Mitral Valve Stenosis, Papillary Muscles
  • Author List

  • Yesilbursa D; Miller A; Nanda NC; Mukhtar O; Huang WY; Ansingkar K; Puri V; Bourge RC; Hsiung M; McGiffin DC
  • Start Page

  • 349
  • End Page

  • 352
  • Volume

  • 17
  • Issue

  • 4