Volume 19, Issue 4 (October 1974)

    Sudden Death in Association with the Ballooning Posterior Mitral Leaflet Syndrome

    (Received 5 February 1974; accepted 21 April 1974)

    Published Online: October

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    The ballooning posterior mitral leaflet syndrome was unrecognized as an anatomic or clinical entity until Barlow's initial description in 1963 [1]. Associated sudden death and familial occurrence have been clearly demonstrated [2–4], but despite this the significance of the syndrome as a cause of sudden death has not been sufficiently disseminated or appreciated.


    Author Information:

    Marshall, CE
    Associate professors of pathology and medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Okla.

    Shappell, SD
    Associate professors of pathology and medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Okla.


    Stock #: JFS10460J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS10460J

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    Title Sudden Death in Association with the Ballooning Posterior Mitral Leaflet Syndrome
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