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To the Editor After analyzing outcomes from registry patients with flail mitral valve leaflets and mitral regurgitation, Dr Suri and colleagues1 suggested that early surgery has an advantage over watchful waiting. This observation adds documentation to debates over the proper treatment.2,3
Weinrauch LA. Surgery vs Watchful Waiting for Mitral Regurgitation. JAMA. 2013;310(19):2099. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.282161