Last reviewed: November 2017
Last updated: March  2017

Summary

Definition

History and exam

Key diagnostic factors

  • presence of risk factors
  • mid-systolic click
  • late-systolic murmur

Risk factors

  • FHx
  • slim body type
  • connective tissue disorders

Diagnostic investigations

Treatment algorithm

Contributors

Authors VIEW ALL

Section Head

Section of Cardiovascular Imaging

Heart and Vascular Institute

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland

OH

Disclosures

BG declares that he has no competing interests.

Cardiology Fellow

Heart and Vascular Institute

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland

OH

Disclosures

SH declares that he has no competing interests.

Dr Brian Griffin and Dr Serge Harb would like to gratefully acknowledge Dr Carmel Halley, a previous contributor to this monograph. CH declares that she has no competing interests.

Peer reviewers VIEW ALL

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

Director of Stress Testing Laboratory and Echocardiography

University of Virginia Health System

Cardiovascular Fellowship Program

Charlottesville

VA

Disclosures

JD declares that he has no competing interests.

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

National Heart and Lung Institute

Imperial College London

London

UK

Disclosures

PP declares that he has no competing interests.

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