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ECHONOMY
Tools for Echocardiographic Calculations

Muhamed Saric, MD, PhD
New York University
 

Mitral Regurgitation

Reference Values

  Mild
(1+)
Moderate
(2+)
Moderate-Severe
(3+)
Severe
(4+)
EROA
(cm2)
<0.2 0.20-0.29 0.30-0.39 >0.4
Regurgitant Fraction <30% 30-39% 40-49% >50%
Regurgitant Volume (mL) 30 30-44 45-59 >60
Vena contracta (cm) <0.3 0.3 - 0.7 >0.7

Remarks

Note the 4-5-6-7 pattern of severe mitral regurgitation.

Also notice that regurgitant volumes and fractions are the same for mitral and aortic regurgitation.
 

Calculator

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Reference

ASE 2003 guidelines for the management of patients with valvular heart disease.
J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2003;16:777-802.