Clinical and echocardiographic characteristics of patients with mitral anular calcification. Comparison with age- and sex-matched control subjects

Chandra K. Nair, Wilbert S. Aronow, Michael H. Sketch, Syed M. Mohiuddin, Tom Pagano, Dennis J. Esterbrooks, Tom T. Hee

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The clinical and echocardiographic features of 104 patients (53 women and 51 men) with mitral anular calcification (MAC) were compared with those of 121 age- and sex-matched control subjects (62 women and 59 men) without MAC. The incidence of coronary artery disease, rheumatic heart disease, systemic hypertension, and diabetes mellitus was similar in both groups. Patients with MAC had a greater incidence of cardiomegaly (p

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)992-995
Number of pages4
JournalThe American Journal of Cardiology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Mar 15 1983


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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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