MS: Wilkins' Echo Score

MS: Wilkins' Echo Score

MS: Wilkins' Echo Score

MS: Wilkins' Echo Score

1.Leaflet Mobility?
2.Valvar Thickening?
3.Subvalvar Thickening?
4.Valvar Calcification?
Created by on 02/06/2015

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About this Calculator

The Wilkins Echo score can predict the procedural success for mitral valvuloplasty based on valve structure. A score of ≤ 8 predicts a more favorable procedural, short, intermediate and long-term outcome (including survival). Other important predictors of procedural success and long-term outcome include commissural calcification or fusion, pre-procedure mitral regurgitation >2+, post-procedure mitral regurgitation >3+, Age, Prior surgical commissurotomy, NYHA functional class IV, and higher post-procedure pulmonary artery pressure.

References

Palacios IF, Sanchez PL, Harrell LC, Weyman AE, Block PC.

Which patients benefit from percutaneous mitral balloon valvuloplasty? Prevalvuloplasty and postvalvuloplasty variables that predict long-term outcome.

Circulation 2002 March 26, 105 (12): 1465-71

Vahanian A.

Balloon valvuloplasty.

Heart 2001, 85 (2): 223-8

The MS: Wilkins' Echo Score calculator is created by QxMD.

1. Leaflet Mobility?

Created by on 02/06/2015

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