Commonest cause of severe MR – Cardiology MCQ – Answer

Correct Answer: a) Rheumatic mitral regurgitation

Rheumatic mitral regurgitation is still the leading cause of mitral regurgitation in India [1], while degenerative mitral valve disease is the most common cause in the West.

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  1. Sharma S, Dalvi B. Mitral valve disease. In: Chatterjee K, Anderson M, Heistad D, Kerber RE, editors. Cardiology : An Illustrated Textbook. New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers.